Undergraduate Courses - Middle East

 

List of possible courses to be taken for credit in the Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures degree programs. Consult SIS for current course offerings.

Note: You must receive prior approval from an advisor before a course may count towards a degree program.

 

 


 

Anthropology

ANTH 2470 - (3)
Reflections of Exile: Jewish Languages and Communities

ANTH 3470 - (3)
Language and Culture in the Middle East

ANTH 3665 - (3)
Trade Diasporas: Exchanges and Connections across Asia

ANTH 3840 - (3)
Archaeology of the Middle East

ANTH 5620 - (3)
The Middle East in Ethnographic Perspective

 


 

Architectural History

ARH 3205 - (3)
Rome, Istanbul, Venice

ARH 3207 - (3)
Arts and Architecture of the Islamic World

 


 

Art History

ARTH 2051 - (3)
Art of the Ancient Near East and Prehistoric Europe

ARTH 2052 - (3)
Egyptian Art

ARTH 2151 - (3)
Early Christian and Byzantine Art

ARTH 2961 - (3)
Arts of the Islamic World

 


 

Economics

ECON 3630 - (3)
Economics of the Middle East

 


 

History

HIAF 3011 - (3)
North African History from Carthage to the Algerian Revolution

HIEU 2101 - (3)
Jewish History I: The Ancient and Medieval Experience

HIEU 2102 - (3)
Modern Jewish History

HIME 1501 - (3)
Introductory Seminar in Middle East History

HIME 1559 - (3)
New Course in Middle Eastern History

HIME 2001 - (4)
History of the Middle East and North Africa, ca. 570-ca. 1500

HIME 2002 - (4)
History of the Middle East and North Africa, ca. 1500-Present

HIME 2012 - (3)
Palestine 1948

HIME 2559 - (3)
New Course in Middle Eastern History

HIME 3191 - (3)
Christianity and Islam

HIME 3559 - (3)
New Course in Middle Eastern History

HIME 4501 - (4)
Seminar in Middle East and North Africa History

HIME 4511 - (4)
Colloquium in Middle East History

HIME 4559 - (3)
New Course in Middle Eastern History

HIME 4591 - (3)
Topics in Middle Eastern History

HIME 4993 - (1-3)
Independent Study in Middle Eastern History

HIME 5002 - (3)
Seeking Justice in the Middle East

HIME 5021 - (3)
Revolution, Islam, and Gender in the Middle East

HIME 5052 - (3)
World War I in the Middle East

HIME 5559 - (3)
New Course in Middle Eastern History

HIUS 3191 - (3)
American Jewish History

 


 

Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures

ARAB 1010, 1020 - (4)
Elementary Arabic

ARAB 1016, 1026 - (4)
Intensive Introductory Arabic

ARAB 2010, 2020 - (4)
Intermediate Arabic

ARAB 2016, 2026 - (4)
Intensive Intermediate Arabic

ARAB 2250 - (3)
Conversational Arabic

ARAB 2260 - (3)
Conversational Arabic

ARAB 3010, 3020 - (3)
Advanced Arabic I - II

ARAB 3230 - (3)
Arabic Conversation and Composition

ARAB 3240 - (3)
Advanced Arabic Conversation and Composition

ARAB 3330 - (3)
Arabic of the Quran and Hadith I

ARAB 3340 - (3)
Arabic of the Quran and Hadith II

ARAB 3672 - (3)
Advanced Arabic Grammar

ARAB 3810 - (3)
Modern Arabic Fiction

ARAB 4010, 4020- (3)
Advanced Arabic III - IV

ARAB 4120 - (3)
Introduction to Arabic Drama

ARAB 4230 - (3)
Love, War, and Diaspora in Hoda Barakat's Writing

ARAB 4559 - (3)
New Course in Arabic

ARAB 4993 - (1-3)
Independent Study in Arabic

ARAB 5830 - (3)
Topics in Arabic Prose

ARAB 5840 - (3)
Topics in Arabic Prose

ARAB 5850 - (3)
Media Arabic

ARAB 5860 - (3)
Nineteenth Century Arabic Prose

ARAB 5870 - (3)
Media Arabic II

ARTR 2500 - (3)
Taboo and the Arabic Novel

ARTR 3290 - (3)
Modern Arabic Literature in Translation

ARTR 3350 - (3)
Introduction to Arab Women's Literature

ARTR 3390 - (3)
Love, Alienation, and Poltics in Contemporary Arabic Novel

ARTR 3490 - (3)
Arab Cinemas

HEBR 1010, 1020 - (4)
Introduction to Modern Hebrew I - II

HEBR 1410, 1420 - (3)
Elementary Classical Hebrew I - II

HEBR 2010, 2020 - (4)
Intermediate Modern Hebrew

HEBR 2410, 2420 - (3)
Intermediate Classical Hebrew I - II

HEBR 3010, 3020 - (3)
Advanced Modern Hebrew I - II

HEBR 4993 - (1-3)
Independent Study in Hebrew I - II

HETR 2300 - (3)
Introduction to Israeli Literature in Translation

HETR 3559 - (3)
New Course in Hebrew Translation

PERS 1010, 1020 - (4)
Elementary Persian

PERS 2010, 2020 - (4)
Intermediate Persian

PERS 3010 - (3)
Readings in Modern Persian Poetry

PERS 3020 - (3)
Readings in Modern Persian Prose Fiction

PERS 3230 - (3)
Introduction to Classical Persian Literature

PERS 3240 - (3)
Introduction to Modern Persian Literature

PERS 3559 - (3)
New Course in Persian

PERS 4240 - (3)
Advanced Readings in Sufi Texts

PERS 4993 - (1-3)
Independent Study in Persian

PETR 3210 - (3)
Persian Literature in Translation

PETR 3220 - (3)
Twentieth-Century Persian Literature in Translation

 


 

Politics

PLCP 3410 (3)
Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

PLCP 4180 - (3)
Politics of the Holocaust

PLCP 4410 - (3)
Nation Building in Iraq

PLCP 5410 - (3)
Islam and Democracy in the Middle East

PLIR 3650 - (3)
International Relations in the Middle East

 


 

Religious Studies

RELA 3900 - (3)
Islam in Africa

RELC 2050 - (3)
History of Christianity I

RELC 3090 - (3)
Israelite Prophecy

RELC 3360 - (3)
Judaism and Christianity

RELG 2475 - (3)
God in Abrahamic Traditions

RELG 3080 - (3)
Israeli Fiction in Translation

RELI 2070 - (3)
Classical Islam

RELI 2080 - (3)
Islam in the Modern Age

RELI 2559 - (3)
New Course in Islam

RELI 3110 - (3)
Muhammad and the Qur'an

RELI 3120 - (3)
Sufism: Islamic Mysticism

RELI 3559 - (3)
New Course in Islam

RELI 3670 - (3)
Religion and Politics in Islam

RELI 3900 - (3)
Islam in Africa

RELI 4559 - (3)
New Course in Islam

RELI 5380 - (3)
Islamic Biomedical Ethics

RELI 5410 - (3)
Islamic Theology: The Shi'ite Creed

RELI 5420 - (3)
War and Peace in Islam: A Comparative Ethics Approach

RELI 5540 - (3)
Seminar in Islamic Theology

RELI 5559 - (3)
New Course in Islam

RELJ 1410, 1420 - (3)
Elementary Classical Hebrew I - II

RELJ 2030 - (3)
The Judaic Tradition

RELJ 2056 - (3)
Classical Sources in the Jewish Tradition

RELJ 2061 - (3)
Judaism, Modernity, and Secularization

RELJ 2230 - (3)
Jewish Spiritual Journeys

RELJ 2240 - (3)
Jewish Ritual

RELJ 2300 - (3)
Introduction to Israeli Literature in Translation

RELJ 2350 - (3)
Jewish Ethics

RELJ 2410, 2420 - (3)
Intermediate Classical Hebrew I - II

RELJ 2521 - (3)
Special Topics in Judaism

RELJ 2559 - (3)
New Course in Judaism

RELJ 3030 - (3)
Historical Jesus

RELJ 3052 - (3)
Responses to the Holocaust

RELJ 3070 - (3)
Beliefs and Ethics after the Holocaust

RELJ 3085 - (3)
The Passover Haggadah

RELJ 3090 - (3)
Israelite Prophecy

RELJ 3100 - (3)
Medieval Jewish Theology

RELJ 3220 - (3)
Judaism and Zionism

RELJ 3300 - (3)
The Jewish Mystical Tradition

RELJ 3310 - (3)
Jewish Law

RELJ 3320 - (3)
Judaism: Medicine and Healing

RELJ 3330 - (3)
Women and Judaism: Tradition and Change

RELJ 3340 - (3)
Jewish Medical Ethics

RELJ 3350 - (3)
Jewish Social Ethics

RELJ 3360 - (3)
Judaism and Christianity

RELJ 3370 - (3)
Modern Movements in Judaism

RELJ 3390 - (3)
Jewish Feminism

RELJ 3430 - (3)
Women in Judaism

RELJ 3830 - (3)
Talmud

RELJ 3910 - (3)
Women and the Bible

RELJ 4459 - (3)
New Course in Judaism

RELJ 4591 - (3)
Topics in Modern Jewish History

RELJ 5050 - (3)
Judaism in Antiquity

RELJ 5220 - (3)
Literary Approaches to Rabbinic Literature

RELJ 5230 - (3)
Modern Jewish Thought: From Phenomenology to Scripture

RELJ 5280 - (3)
Seminan In Israelite Religion

RELJ 5290 - (3)
Seminan in Hebrew Bible

RELJ 5300 - (3)
Early Christianity and Classical Judaism

RELJ 5559 - (3)
New Course in Judaism

RELJ 5940 - (3)
Judaism and Kantian Philosphy

RELJ 5950 - (3)
Midrashic Imagination

 


 

Women, Gender, and Sexuality

WGS 3020 - (3)
Gender in Muslim Lives

WGS 3120 - (3)
Women and Islam

WGS 3140 - (3)
Border Crossings: Women, Islam and Literature in the MIddle East and North Africa