Middle Eastern historiography, Islamic law, Islamic theology, relations between the Middle East and the world economy, political structures, social movements in the Middle East. Credit/no credit only.
The course will present the resources in Middle East Studies that exist at our university. Scholars from Political Science, History, International Studies, Religioon and Language Deaprtments give an overview of their research and the courses they teach at the University
Student learning goals
Students will become familiar with what the UW has to offer in Middle East Studies
Students will learn about each other's research and interests.
General method of instruction
The instruction is based around presentations done by Professors who work in fields related to the Middle east
This course is primarily for Ph.D. Students in Near and Middel East Studies and also other Ph.D. and Masters Students working on topics related to the Middle East
Class assignments and grading
This is a C/NC course. There are no assignments other than participation in weekly meetings.
Grade is based on participation