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NEAR E 491 A: Senior Seminar in Near Eastern Languages and Civilization

Meeting Time: 
W 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
SAV 140
SLN: 
19150
Instructor:
Selim Kuru
Selim Sırrı Kuru

Syllabus Description:

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NEAR E 491 A

Selim S. Kuru

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:20

SAV 140

C/NC

Senior Seminar is a required class for all NELC majors. Through a set of core readings about the history and place of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the US universities and at the University of Washington, this course focuses on honing academic presentation and communication skills and assessing the value of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization major after graduation. Students are encouraged to participate as active learners by reworking written papers and through other written and oral projects. Through peer feedback students learn from each other’s experiences as majors of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. This course focuses on technical and contextual aspects of oral and written academic presentation and communication.

Catalog Description: 
Covers issues of methodology as well as linguistic, philosophical, literarily critical, rhetorical critical etc. topics. Focuses on developing academic presentation and communication skills. Includes supervised readings and group discussion. Credit/no-credit only.
Credits: 
2.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:17pm
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