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Resat Kasaba
SISME 530
Seattle Campus

Reading Seminar on Middle East Studies

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.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

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


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Resat Kasaba
Date: 04/26/2007