Andrew Carl Wilk
Betsy McCarthy; Andie Tucher
This program explores the nature of the Arab identity and the main cultural ties that hold the Arab world togetherÃ³language, the Koran, historical vision, literature and poetry, and humor. Cultural diversity among various Arab groups is examined, along with the role of women in Islamic society. Methods of educationÃ³the ancient Arab technique stressing memory versus more modern methods introduced during the period of European colonizationÃ³are compared.