Selim Sirri Kuru
NEAR E 210
Major developments in Islamic civilization from advent of Islam in seventh century to present. Islamic history, law, theology, and mysticism, as well as the politics, cultures, and literatures of the various Islamic societies. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 210.
Student learning goals
Time-lines of Islamic history
Vocabulary/Terminology relevant for scholarly study of Islam
Geography of Islam, modern Muslim-majority countries
Important historical characters in Islamic history
General method of instruction
Lectures and quiz sections. Students are expected to come to the lectures prepared.
Class assignments and grading