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We focus on the deep historical ties between the many and varied cultures, religions, literatures, and languages of the Middle East and South Asia

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Urdu

URDU 2010/2020 - Intermediate Urdu

Prerequisites: HIND 1020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.

Introduces various types of written and spoken Urdu; vocabulary building, idioms, and problems of syntax; and conversation.

Credits: 4

Middle Eastern Studies

MEST 2270/5270 - Culture and Society of the Contemporary Arab Middle East

Introduces the cultural traits and patterns of contemporary Arab society based on scholarly research, recent field work, and personal experiences and observations in the Arab world. Taught in English; no knowledge of Arabic is required.

Credits: 3

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