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Nadia Gail Yaqub
SISME 490
Seattle Campus

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ARAB FOLKLORE Folk Genres have been variously described as reflecting or reversing social norms, as providing emotional outlets and social coping strategies to participants, and as tools for both maintaining and transforming social interaction and institutions. With special reference to verbal folk traditions in the Arab World, this course will explore these various approaches to oral verbal art. All texts are in English, and no prior knowledge of Arabic is required.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Marion Cook
Date: 02/04/1999