Discover the vibrant world of Armenian Studies this Fall 2024 and satisfy your Dornsife elective requirements by enrolling in MDA 333 – Colloquium in Armenian Studies: Social and Cultural Issues. 

Taught by Institute director Dr. Shushan Karapetian, this 2-unit course, held on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:50 PM, offers a unique platform to engage with cutting-edge research and discussion surrounding the Armenian experience.

Here is a glimpse of what awaits you in MDA 333:

Engage with Experts: Interact with distinguished scholars and professionals in the field of Armenian Studies. Through guest lectures and discussions, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask questions, and deepen your understanding of the Armenian experience.

Explore Current Issues: Delve into the pressing political, social, and cultural issues that define contemporary Armenian society. From historical legacies to contemporary challenges, this course will provide invaluable insights into the complexities of the Armenian experience.

Gain Interdisciplinary Perspective: MDA 333 offers a comprehensive understanding of Armenian Studies through an interdisciplinary lens. Drawing from various academic disciplines, including history, literature, linguistics, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, and political science, you will gain a multifaceted perspective on Armenian identity and heritage.

There are no prerequisites. Knowledge of Armenian language or history is not required.

This course satisfies the requirements for the following minors: Interdisciplinary Minor in Folklore and Popular Culture and Interdisciplinary Minor in Resistance to Genocide.

Make sure to add MDA 333 to your class schedule for Fall 2024 and expand your academic horizons!

Enroll now!

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