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Winter Academic Term 2004 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Middle Eastern and North African Studies


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Winter Academic Term 2004 (January 6 - April 30)


MENAS 491. Proseminar on the Arab World.

Section 001 — Islamic Movement in Comparative Perspective. Meets with REES 405.001, AAPTIS 491.002, and ASIAN 492.001.

Instructor(s): Alexander D Knysh (alknysh@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course examines the rise and evolution of Islamic political movements in the major areas of the Muslim world. After a brief introduction to Islam as a religious, cultural, and political tradition, we shall address the phenomenon of so-called political Islam and its ideological underpinnings. While the shared ideological premises of Islamic movements are extremely important, we shall also try to highlight the distinctive political and social strategies of such movements in various regional contexts. Special consideration will be given to the role of the political and social environments in which Islamic movements evolve and which give them their distinct character. In addition, the course includes screenings of recent films as well as lectures by guest speakers with expertise in different regional manifestations of political Islam. For additional information, contact CMENAS at cmenas@umich.edu or 764-0350.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 1

MENAS 591. Interdisciplinary Middle East Topics Seminar.

Section 001 — Arab-Israeli Conflict/ICS. Meets with EDUC 462.001.

Instructor(s): Michael A Fahy

Prerequisites: Upperclass standing; concentration in MENAS, NES or other fields with main interest in Middle Eastern Studies. (3). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 9 credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://ics.soe.umich.edu/info/aicinfo.html

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

MENAS 591. Interdisciplinary Middle East Topics Seminar.

Section 002 — Place out of Time/ICS. Meets with EDUC 462.002.

Instructor(s): Michael A Fahy

Prerequisites: Upperclass standing; concentration in MENAS, NES or other fields with main interest in Middle Eastern Studies. (3). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 9 credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://government.soe.umich.edu/newics/poot.lasso

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

MENAS 595. Directed Reading in Near Eastern and North African Studies.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. (1-3). (INDEPENDENT). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Designed for individual students who have an interest in a specific topic (usually that has stemmed from a previous course). An individual instructor must agree to direct such a reading, and the requirements are specified when approval is granted.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of instructor/department


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