Guidelines: -Please respond in essay form including a thesis sentence somewhere on your first page.
-Use only materials uploaded in this essay only please. -Each paper must include a bibliography page.
-Use MLA citation format

Grading: Papers will be graded for strength of argument, originality, clarity and use of evidence from the readings, films, and from class lectures.

Topic:
1) Are discourses surrounding the veil (as discussed by Ahmed), belly dancing (as discussed by Maira) and gender (as discussed by Najmabadi) in the Middle East orientalist? Incorporate the ideas of Edward Said from the video On Orientalism in your response (see all four parts again beginning with part 1 on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwCOSkXR_Cw&feature=PlayList&p=8C93244F68B45A8D&index=6)

-Answer one of the following questions in an 8-10 page, double-spaced essay using 12 pt font and 1” margins throughout.
-Put your name and the paper prompt number you are answering on a separate title page.
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