Current Courses

SPRING 2014 COURSES ON MUSLIM SOCIETIES AND CULTURES
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ARTS, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
ANTHRO 133A, CSRE 133A: Anthropology of the Middle East
ANTHRO 347, RELIGST332: Religion and Modernity
ANTHRO 149/249: South Asia: History, People, Politics
COMPLIT 144A: Istanbul the Muse: The City in Literature and Film
COMPLIT 243B: Readings in Avicenna and al-Jurjani
COMPLIT 247, FILMSTUD 250B, ICA 250: Bollywood and Beyond: An Introduction to Indian Film
COMPLIT 249C: Contemporary Iranian Theater
HISTORY 296F, ICA 296F: Short Stories from India and Pakistan
REES 35: Films of Central Asia
REES 54A, ANTHRO 54A: Central Asia Through Film

HISTORY, POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
HISTORY 81B/181B: Formation of the Contemporary Middle East
HISTORY 102, INTNLREL 102: The History of the International System since 1914
HISTORY 215K: The Crusades: A Cultural History
HISTORY 282F/382F: History of Modern Turkey
HISTORY 288, JEWISHST 288/388: Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict
HISTORY 481, JEWISHST 287S/481: Research Seminar in Middle East History
POLISCI 149S: Islam, Iran, and the West
POLISCI 149T: Middle Eastern Politics
POLISCI 441L: Grad Seminar on Middle Eastern Politics
REES 320: State and Nation Building in Central Asia

RELIGION
RELIGST 1: Religion Around the Globe
RELIGST 18N, JEWISHST 18N: Religion and Politics: Comparing Europe to the U.S.
RELIGST 156/256, MUSIC 186A/286A : Music and Religious Experience in the Contemporary World
RELIGST 201/301: Classical Islamic Law
RELIGST 300: Theory in the Study of Religion
RELIGST 306: Life, Love, and Death in Islamic Narratives
RELIGST 209/309, CLASSGEN 106/206: Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran

LANGUAGES
AMELANG 144C/145C/146C: Modern Persian, 3rd Quarter (First-, Second-, Third- Year)
AMELANG 184C/185C/186C: Turkish, 3rd Quarter (First-, Second-, Third- Year)
AMELANG 297/395: African and Middle Eastern Languages (Directed Reading, Graduate Studies)
ARABLANG 3/23/133/143: Arabic, 3rd Quarter (First- , Second-, Third-, Fourth- Year)
ARABLANG 3H/23H/133H: Arabic for Heritage Learners, Third Quarter (Beginning-, Second-Year, Third-Year)
ARABLANG 21A: Accelerated Second-Year Arabic, Part I
ARABLANG 125C: Colloquial Arabic, 3rd Quarter
ARABLANG 126A: Media Arabic, 1st Quarter
ARABLANG 10: Arabic Calligraphy
ARABLANG 127: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation in Arabic
ARABLANG 297/395: Arabic (Directed Reading, Graduate Studies)
COMPLIT 245: Introductory Ottoman Turkish
COMPLIT 248C: Advanced Turkish for Research
SPECLANG 152C/153C/154C: Hindi, 3rd Quarter (First-, Second-, Third- Year)
SPECLANG 192C/193C: Kazakh, 3rd Quarter (First-, Second- Year)
SPECLANG 109C: Bengali, 3rd Quarter (First-Year)
SPECLANG 229C: Beginning Pashto, 3rd Quarter

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WINTER 2014 COURSES ON MUSLIM SOCIETIES AND CULTURES
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ARTS, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
ANTHRO 28N Secularism and its Critics
ANTHRO 150A/250A/REES 250A: Minaret and Mahallah: Women and Islam in Central Asia
ARTHIST 208B The Art of Medieval Spain: Muslims, Christians, Jews
COMPLIT 157/357: Contemporary Turkish Cinema and Society
COMPLIT 171: Ethics of Jihad
ICA 397D/ RELIGST 309P/HISTORY397D Readings in Indo-Persian Literature
ICA 249B/COMPLIT 249B Iranian Cinema in Diaspora
REES 35 Films of Central Asia

HISTORY, POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
ANTHRO 149A/URBANST144  Cities and Citizens in the Middle East
HISTORY 40 World History of Science
HISTORY 45B Africa in the Twentieth Century
HISTORY 82C/182C  The Making of the Islamic World, 600-1500
HISTORY 201A/301A The Global Drug Wars
HISTORY 281B/381B Modern Egypt
POLISCI 245R Politics in Modern Iran

RELIGION
RELIGST 109/CLASSGEN 109 Emperor, Explorer, and God: Alexander the Great in the Global Imagination
RELIGST 111 Islam in India: Conflict and Accommodation
RELIGST 124: Sufi Islam
RELIGST 205 Religious Poetry
RELIGST 224/324 Classical Islamic Texts

LANGUAGES
AMELANG 144B/145B/146B  Modern Persian, 2nd Quarter (First, Second, Third Year)
AMELANG 184B/185B/186B  Turkish, 2nd Quarter (First, Second, Third Year)
ARABLANG 2/22/132/142  Arabic, 2nd Quarter (First, Second, Third, Fourth Year)
ARABLANG 2A/22A  Accelerated Arabic, Part II (First, Second Year)
ARABLANG 2H/22H/132H  Arabic for Heritage Learners, 2nd Quarter (First, Second, Third Year)
ARABLANG 125B/297/395  Arabic (Colloquial, Directed Reading, Graduate Studies)
COMPLIT 248B  Reading Turkish II
SPECLANG 109B  Bengali, 2nd Quarter (Beginning)
SPECLANG 192B/193B  Kazakh, 2nd Quarter (First, Second Year)
SPECLANG 218B/219B  Urdu, 2nd Quarter (Beginning, Intermediate)

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AUTUMN 2013 COURSES ON MUSLIM SOCIETIES AND CULTURES
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ARTS, LITERATURE AND CULTURE (more)
ARABLANG 14A: Short Stories and Poetry from the Arab World
COMPLIT 121: Poems, Poetry, Worlds
COMPLIT145/AMELANG126/JEWISHST106: Reflection on the Other: The Jew in Arabic Literature, the Arab in Hebrew Literature
COMPLIT 249A/ICA249A: The Iranian Cinema: Image and Meaning
MUSIC 7B: Musical Cultures of the World

HISTORY (more)
HISTORY 48N: African History through Literature and Film
HISTORY 87/187: The Islamic Republics: Politics and Society in Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan
HISTORY 284/384: The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1923

POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (more)
INTNLREL 140C: The U.S., U.N. Peacekeeping, and Humanitarian War
INTNLREL 157: The Political Economy of the Arab Revolutions
IPS 210: The Politics of International Humanitarian Action
LAW 259: State-Building and the Rule of Law Workshop
POLISCI 118P: U.S. Relations in Iran

RELIGION (more)
RELIGST 61: Exploring Islam
RELIGST 386: Research in Islamic Studies

LANGUAGES (more)
AMELANG 144A/145A/146A:  Modern Persian (First-Year, Second-Year, Third-Year)
AMELANG 184A/185A/186A:  Turkish (First-Year, Second-Year, Third-Year)
AMELANG 297: Directed Reading in African and Middle Eastern Languages
AMELANG 395: Graduate Studies in African and Middle Eastern Languages
ARABLANG 1/21/131/141/125A: Arabic (First-Year, Second-Year, Third-Year, Fourth-Year, Colloquial)
ARABLANG 1A/21A/22A: Accelerated Arabic (First-Year, Second-Year)
ARABLANG 1H/21H/131H: Arabic for Heritage Learners (First-Year, Second-Year, Third-Year)
ARABLANG 297: Directed Reading
ARABLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Arabic
COMPLIT 248A: Reading Turkish I
SPECLANG 192A/193A: Kazakh (First-Year, Second-Year)