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Middle East Studies
Introduction to the natural and cultural diversity of the Middle East through the prism of globalization and sustainability.
41550R 001 Lecture 3:30-4:50pm Mon, Wed
History and cultures of the ancient empires of southwest Asia, from Cyrus the Great to the establishment of Islam.
General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement. Crosslist: This course is offered by the CLAS department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in CLAS 349.
19832R 001 Lecture 12:30-1:50pm Tue, Thu 35 of 36 Brandon Bourgeois CPA261
Introduction to problems and issues in the Middle East today: religio-ethnic rivalries, conflicting nationalisms and ideologies, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Middle East oil.
Crosslist: This course is offered by the IR department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in IR 362.
37869R 001 Lecture 3:30-4:50pm Tue, Thu 46 of 48 Fayez Hammad CPA152
Examination of a relevant and timely issue in Middle East Studies.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict 41519R 001 Lecture 12:30-1:50pm Tue, Thu 13 of 19 Fayez Hammad KAP113
Introduction to key environmental and political challenges facing the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
41535R 001 Lecture 11:00-11:50am MWF 15 of 19 Onursal Erol WPHB30
Sheds light on the technical and social practices through which infrastructures are constructed, used and maintained in the Middle East.
41555R 001 Lecture 3:30-4:50pm Mon, Wed
Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani PDF (280198 KB)
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.
Major theoretical and methodological currents and approaches to the study of the Middle East through a close reading of important recent contributions.
41558R 001 Lecture 3:00-5:50pm Monday 4 of 19 Ramzi Rouighi THH215
Individual research and readings. Not for graduate credit.
41549D 001 2.0 Lecture TBA TBA 0 of 1 TBA
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