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HIST 403B 101 (Seminar)

Seminar in the History of International Relations - MID EAST NOVELS

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Priority for registration will be given to fourth-year majors in the International Relations and History programs.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 04, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018)

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 18, 2018
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 12, 2018

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Thu14:0016:00Buchanan Tower1206
1 Thu14:0016:00Buchanan Tower1207
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-  In 2018W, the topic for HIST 403B is The Middle East in Graphic Novels: History, Politics and the Tragic Comic. We will explore graphic novels with a focus on their representation of Middle Eastern history, politics and peoples. Reading such works as Joe Sacco, Footnotes in Gaza, Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis, Craig Thompson, Habibi, Brian K. Vaughan, Pride of Baghdad and several others, we will discuss the evolution of the medium, the fraught history of visually representing the Middle East, as well as the challenges and opportunities graphic novels present for understanding the region.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
++ Complete Persepolis Required SATRAPI +++ 9780375714832
Footnotes in Gaza Required SACCO 9780805092776
Habibi Required THOMPSON 9780375424144
Jerusalem : A Family Portrait Required YAKIN / BERTOZZI 9781596435759
Ms. Marvel Vol 3 Required WILSON 9780785192275
Pride of Baghdad Required VAUGHAN 9781401203153
Zahra's Paradise Required AMIR 9781596436428