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Courses

Anthropology

Civilization and Peasant Culture; Southwest Asian and North African Culture; Old World Prehistory; Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology; Folk and Peasant Societies; Women in the Middle East; Mediterranean Ethnology; Anthropology of Developing Nations; Political Ecology of Drought, Desertification, and Hunger.
Instructors: Horowitz, Moench, Pollock

Art and Art History

Ancient Egyptian Art; Islamic Art and Architecture
Instructors: Kadish, N. Um

Geography

Geography of Southwestern Asia and North Africa
Instructors: Blumler

Political Science

Political Institutions and Processes in the Middle East and North Africa; International Politics of the Middle East; Politics of Israel; Political Systems of the MENA Area; The Arab-Israel Dispute.
Instructor: Mazrui

Economics

Economics of Developing Countries; Economics of the Middle East.
Instructor: Staff

History

Ancient Egyptian Civilization; Ancient Near Eastern Civilization; Islamic History and Civilization to 1453; Islamic History and Civilization from 1500 to the Present; History of the Ottoman Empire; Religious History of Judaism; Biblical History from Hebrew Origins to the Exile; Jewish History from Ezra to the Rise of Islam; Muslim Peoples of the World; Ancient Near Eastern Religions; Mideastern Jews to Modem Times; Muslim Social History to the 19th Century; History of North Africa, 16-20th Century; Islam in Africa; Middle East in Modern Times; 20th Century Middle East; Social and Economic History of the Middle East; Colonialism and Decolonialization in North Africa; Medieval Muslim West; American Diplomatic History (Middle East).
Instructors: R. Abou El-Haj, Kadish, Muhammad, K. Schull

Sociology

Sociology of the Middle East
Instructor: Keyder

Music

Music of the East; Performance Groups Specializing in Non-European Music; Ethnomusicology.

Arabic

Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Arabic; Readings in Modern Arabic Prose; Historical Introduction to Arabic Literature; Arabic Conversation and Composition; Modern Novel and Short Story; Arabic Reading for Social Science; Arabic Poetry.
Instructors: R. Abou El-Haj, Lacey, Muhammad, Youssef

Hebrew

Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Hebrew; Readings in Hebrew Literature; Hebrew Literature in Translation; Hebrew Conversation and Composition; Biblical, Post-Biblical, and Modem Hebrew Literature.
Instructors: Morell

Persian

Introductory Persian
Instructors: Lacey, Staff

Turkish

Modem Turkish; Ottoman Turkish.
Instructors: R. Abou El-Haj, Staff

MENA Seminar

Offered each semester on various topics.
Instructors: Staff

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Last Updated: 11/12/12