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Middle East Studies (MDES)
- D class assignments available in THH309; phone 740-1188.
Introduction to the history and the study of the Middle East from ancient to modern times
- General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the HIST department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in HIST 180.
- Note: Register for lecture and one discussion
|36970D||001||Lecture||9:30-10:50am||Tue, Thu||40 of 49||Ramzi Rouighi||THH208|
|36971D||001||Discussion||9:00-9:50am||Friday||22 of 25||Lela Gibson||VKC205|
|36972D||001||Discussion||10:00-10:50am||Friday||18 of 24||Lela Gibson||VKC205|
History and culture of modern Iran from the nineteenth century to present through historical and ethnographic approaches to Iran today, richly contextualizing events and people.
|41532R||001||Lecture||11:00-12:20pm||Tue, Thu||13 of 19||Hani Khafipour||MRF206|
Presents critical perspectives to analyze U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, including the discourses surrounding energy security, military interventionism, globalization, democracy promotion, and terrorism.
|41541R||001||Lecture||8:30-9:50am||Wed, Fri||7 of 35||Mehmet Birdal||THH214|
Examination of general economic development issues: population, agriculture, industrialization, trade, oil, etc. Several Mideast case study countries are then explored in depth.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the IR department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in IR 363.
|37872R||001||Lecture||3:30-4:50pm||Tue, Thu||18 of 48||Mahmood Sariolghalam||VKC100|
Social, cultural, and political history of Egypt from Alexander to Cleopatra; state formation; immigration and cultural interaction between ethnic groups.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the CLAS department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in CLAS 378.
|19830R||001||Lecture||2:00-3:20pm||Tue, Thu||12 of 30||Christelle Fischer-Bovet||THH119|
Exploration of multilingual encounters in literary works, films, and theoretical texts. Topics may include immigrant languages, dialects, jargons, imaginary or hybrid languages, theories of translation.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the COLT department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in COLT 448.
A readings and research seminar dealing with one topic in the history of the Middle East. Topics will change each time the course is offered.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the HIST department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in HIST 480.
|Liberalism and Liberals.|
|37142D||001||Lecture||12:30-1:50pm||Tue, Thu||6 of 15||Ramzi Rouighi||VKC104|
Individual research and readings. Not for graduate credit.
|41549D||001||2.0-8.0||Lecture||TBA||TBA||1 of 3||OFFICE|