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Middle East Studies (MDES)
Introduction to the natural and cultural diversity of the Middle East through the prism of globalization and sustainability.
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.
|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.
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