ISLAM 241 - America and Middle Eastern Wars
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Islamic Studies (ISLAM)
Department: LSA II: Global Islamic Studies
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
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Description

This course treats the impact and experience of warfare on the Middle East in the last third of the 20th Century and into the 21st. We will examine how the Cold War, Afghanistan, the Gulf War, the Iraq War, and the War on Terror have shaped the modern Middle East. We will consider political and social history as well as the military aspect. We will also look at the causes for Washington's policy-making toward the region. Grading is based upon class participation and attendance (mandatory) and on examinations.

Course Requirements:

Midterm, final, section assignments. Attendance at lecture and section mandatory

Intended Audience:

All students who want a better understanding of the modern American role in the Middle East, and of Middle Eastern societies

Schedule

ISLAM 241 - America and Middle Eastern Wars
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
28404
Open
37
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
002 (DIS)
 In Person
28405
Open
2
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
003 (DIS)
 In Person
28406
Open
5
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
004 (DIS)
 In Person
28407
Open
16
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
005 (DIS)
 In Person
28408
Open
9
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
006 (DIS)
 In Person
28409
Open
5
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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