MLAN 2510 Cultural Traditions of Modernity

3 hours; 3 credits

This course deals with culture, ethnicity, religion, and global perspectives as they pertain to cultural areas associated with a modern language, e.g. the Arab-speaking world, China, France and the Francophone world, Italy, Japan, Latin America, Russia, or Spain. It traces the historical and cultural forces influencing the social, religious, culinary, ethnic, artistic, and political development of one of these countries or regions in their formation. It then goes on to explore the influence the country in question has had on the world community with its contributions in various areas of human endeavor. Consideration will be given to representative literary figures as well as visual art, film, and other forms of cultural production

Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the chairperson.


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