Study Guide: Clash of Civilizations
Most articles via ProQuest on the NMH Virtual Desktop
Reading Notes are expected with each day’s assigned readings:
Due W, 12/1 — Summary of Huntington’s thesis and reactions
Responses to Huntington
Optional Extra Reading: Fouad Ajami’s second thoughts: “The Clash,” New York Times Book Review, Jan. 6, 2008 – There are many other relevant articles on the “clash, Islamophobia, and related problems in the same issue: click here for the table of contents.
Video: Edward Said on Huntington and “the Clash”
Due same time you turn in final project paper: Read this short article (via NMH VDT): The Economist, “Unholy Rows, Holy Places,” Oct. 9, 2010 . Write a response drawing on Huntington’s “Clash” essay and at least one other assigned reading from this week’s study. Footnotes and Academic Integrity Pledge required.
The Legacy of Samuel P. Huntington - Video from Kennedy School of Government retrospective forum held Nov. 30, 2010 (RealPlayer required).
Edward Said on “Orientalism”
See also “Wars of Words and Images” (survey of polemical attacks of one tradition on the other through history)