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GIST 335 Iran Through Literature and Film

GIST 335.  Iran Through Literature and Film.  3 Credits.   W   

This course examines aspects of Iranian society through literature and film. Students will analyze selected Iranian texts in their historical, social, and political contexts to examine and gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex and pressing issues facing the modern Iranian society. The course will utilize nationalist, Marxist, feminist, and Islamist paradigms to provide a theoretical framework for discussions and to better understand the crosscurrent of ideas in contemporary Iran. No knowledge of Persian language required because all the texts will be available in English translation and subtitles.

Bachelor of Arts in Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies

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