NYU Steinhardt

Middle East Media

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1341
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course examines contemporary media in (primarily Arab parts of) the Middle East & media about the Middle East, & Islam within the U.S. it analyzes the role played by these media in representing & reproducing the perceived rift between Islam & the West. Readings & media examples focus on the politics of culture, religion, modernity, & national identity as they shape & intersect with contemporary geopolitical events, cultural formations, & media globalization.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1341