20 Feb 2021
- How does the Nahda compare to the earlier literary movements (Early Islam) in the Arab World? AND How does the idea of an Arab national or ethnic identity relate to the Nahda? Draw upon specific examples from Tahtawi and/or Shidyaq in your response.
- How is the veil, or the veiling of women mobilized in the resistance as portrayed in Battle of Algiers? Give 2-3 examples of this, with the associated minute marker. How does this relate to central themes in Fanon’s excerpt “Algeria Unveiled” from last week?
Please write approximately 500 words per prompt. Answer the questions using information only from the prompts. No formal structures required.