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Course Offerings

*** Please make an appointment to discuss your course selection with the director of MEIS, Professor Muhamad Ali or an advisor if you are majoring or minoring in MEIS. ***

2016-2017

FALL 2016

  • MEIS156: Jews and Arabs (Jeff Sacks)
  • ARBC001: Elementary Arabic (lecturer, A Ramadan)
  • ARBC004: Intermediate Arabic (lecturer, A Ramadan)
  • POSC152: Politics of the Middle East (E Bordenkircher)

WINTER 2017

  • GSST/RL 162:  Women’s Issues in the Modern Muslim Thought (Sherine Hafez)

SPRING 2017

  • HIST 121: Middle Eastern History, 1200-1800 (Fariba Zarinebaf) 
  • HIST 124:  Women in Middle Eastern-Islamic History   (Fariba Zarinebaf )
  • HIST 125: Islam and Revolution in Iran  (Fariba Zarinebaf)  
  • GSST/ANT 168 Gender and Power in Muslim Societies  (Sherine Hafez)
  • RLST 113: Topics in Modern Islam (Muhamad Ali)

MEIS 199: Senior Research

PLEASE NOTE: Check also Arabic Courses for 2016-2017. Please consult with director or advisor on courses that can be petitioned for MEIS credit. Please also check Summer Sessions 2017.

2015-2016

FALL 2015

  • Hist 121, Middle East, 1700-1800 ( zarinebaf)
  • Hist 126, Istanbul in History and Fiction ( Zarinebaf)

WINTER 2016

  • Hist 278, Comparative empires: The Ottomans and Safavids ( Zarinebaf) Grad course
  • RLST252: Southeast Asian Islam ( Ali) Grad course

SPRING 2016

  • Hist 125, Islam and Revolution in Iran ( Zarinebaf)
  • RLST 002 Introduction to Comparative Scripture ( Ali)
  • RLST 111: Islam ( Ali)
  • GSST 169: Gender and Sexuality in "The Arab Spring" ( Hafez)

Arabic Courses, 2015-16

  • Fall
    ARBC 1; ARBC 4 ( Ramadan)
  • Winter
    ARBC 2; ARBC 5 ( Ramadan)
  • Spring
    ARBC 3, ARBC 6 ( Ramadan)

Courses that can be petitioned for credit:

  • Hist 160, India and the British Empire ( Eacott)
  • RLST 148, Religions of the Silk Road ( King)
  • ARBC 105. Media Arabic ( Ramadan)

 

2014-2015

SUMMER SESSION ONE 2014

  • ARLC 155 Introduction to Arabic Literature, Jeff Sacks

FALL 2014

  • HIST 121:  Survey of Middle East , 1200-1800; Fariba Zarinebaf
  • HIST 197 (cross-listed as MEIS 199):
  • Urban Transformation in the Middle East, 1700- present; Fariba Zarinebaf
  • RLST 151: Reading the Qur’an; Muhamad Ali
  • RLST 150: Islam in Southeast Asia; Muhamad Ali
  •  THEA 191J (Theatre 191J): Staging the Middle East; Erith Jaffe-Berg

WINTER 2015

  • ARBC/CPLT 154: Introduction to Arabic Philosophy; Jeff Sacks
  • HIST 124:  Gender in Middle- Eastern Islamic history; Fariba Zarinebaf

SPRING 2015

  • ARBC/CPLT 158: Islam and Psychoanalysis; Jeff Sacks
  • HIST 125: Islam and revolution in Iran; Fariba Zarinebaf

ARABIC LANGUAGE CLASSES

SUMMER SESSIONS ONE AND TWO

  • ARBC 004 A. Ramadan

FALL 2014

  • ARBC 001 Section 001 A. Ramadan
  • ARBC 001 Section 002 N Pena (TA)
  • ARBC 004 Section 001 A. Ramadan

WINTER 2015

  • ARBC 002 Section 001 A. Ramadan
  • ARBC 002 Section 002 N. Pena (TA)
  • ARBC 005 Section 001 A. Ramadan
  • ARBC XXX Section 001 A. Ramadan (Media Arabic) (Upper Division)

SPRING 2015

  • ARBC 003 Section 001 A. Ramadan
  • ARBC 003 Section 002 A. Ramadan
  • ARBC 006 Section 001 A. Ramadan

2013-2014

Fall 2013

  • Arabic 1 ( Ayman)
  • CHASS Connect, Muslim diversity in Southeast Asia (Ali)
  • RLST 111. Islam (Ali)
  • WST 168. gender and Power ( Hafez)
  • GBST 159. "From the maghreb to the Middle East." (Ossman)
  • CRWT185e: Special Topics in Nonfiction "Memoirs from the Middle East" (Lalami)

Winter 2014

  • Arabic 2 ( Ayman)
  • Hist 121, Middle East, 1250-1800 (Staff)
  • RLST 200 C Religions in Contact (Ali)
  • RLST 149 South Asian religions ( Ali)

Spring 2014

  • Arabic 3 ( Ayman)
  • Hist 126 Istanbul in History and Fiction ( Zarinebaf)
  • WMST 151 women state and Islam ( Hafez)

 

2012-2013

Fall 2012

  • ARBC 001 (Ramadan)
  • ARBC 004 (Ramadan)
  • RLST 004  Religions in Asia (Ali)
  • Hist 121 Survey of Middle East, 1200-1800 ( Zarinebaf)
  • Thea 191J. Staging the Middle East (Jaffe-Berg)
  • RLST 249 ( Grad Seminar) Public Religious Discourses in Modern Islam (Ali)

Winter 2013

  • ARBC 002 (Ramadan)
  • ARBC 004 (Ramadan)
  • ARBC 110 (this has a prerequisite of ARBC 006) (Sacks)
  • ARLC/CPLT/MEIS 155/RLST 157 ( formerly ARLC 001)  Introduction to Arabic Literature   (Sacks)
  • Hist 124 Gender in Middle Eastern- Islamic History ( Zarinebaf)

Spring 2013

  • ARBC 003 (Ramadan)
  • ARBC 005 (Ramadan)
  • ARLC/CPLT/MEIS/RLST 156   Jew and Arabs (Sacks)
  • RLST 112  Islam in America (Ali)
  • RLST 151 Reading the Qur'an (Ali)
  • WMST/RLS 162 Women's issues in modern Muslim thought  ( Hafez)
  • POSC 156 political systems across Muslim societies ( Erdem)?
  • Hist 125 Islam & Revolution in Iran ( Zarinebaf)
  • HIST 278 ( graduate seminar) Early Modern Empires in the Middle East, The Ottomans and Safavids ( Zarinebaf)

 

2011-2012

FALL 2011:

  • Arabic/ ARBC 001
  • Arabic/ ARBC 003
  • HIST 121 Survey of Middle Easteren History, 1200-1800 (staff)

WINTER 2012:

  • Arabic/ ARBC 002
  • Arabic/ ARBC 004
  • CHASS Connect on Islam/WMST 168, GENDER & POWER IN ISLAMIC SOCIETIES (Hafez)

SPRING 2012:

  • Arabic/ ARBC 003
  • cplt/arlc/meis 1, palestine/algeria (Sacks)
  • WMST 151 WOMEN, ISLAM AND THE STATE (Hafez)
  • MCS 172 Politics of Representations - Images from the Islamic Worlds (Khan)

 

2010-2011

WINTER 2011:

  • HST 30: Harem in Middle Eastern History and Western Culture
  • HST 126: Istanbul in History and Fiction
  • RLST 116: Religion and Violence

SPRING 2011:

  • HST 125: Islam and Revolution in Iran
  • RLST 113: Topics in Modern islam
  • POSC 156: Political Systems Across Muslim Societies (Erdem)
  • CWPA 256: Contemporary Literature from the Modern Middle East (Aslan)

SUMMER 2011:

  • summer session one: Arabic/ ARBC 001 and 003
  • summer session two: Arabic/ ARBC 002 and 004