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Winter Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Middle Eastern and North African Studies


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Winter Academic Term, 2002 (January 7 - April 26)

Open courses in Middle Eastern and North African Studies
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Wolverine Access Subject listing for MENAS

Winter Academic Term '02 Time Schedule for Middle Eastern and North African Studies.


MENAS 334 / HISTORY 334 / AAPTIS 364. Selected Topics in Near and Middle Eastern Studies.

Section 001 Religion, Security and Violence in Global Contexts. (1 credit). Meets with ASIAN 492.002 and REES 405.002. Meets 4-6 Jan 23, 4-5:30 Feb 20, Mar 20. Attendance at 3 connected events also required. (Drop/Add deadline=January 27).

Instructor(s): Michael Kennedy

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (Excl).

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1-3).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($10) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/iisite/events/religion_security_violence.html

This mini-course is designed to enhance students' growing familiarity with important issues connected with the September 11 attacks. The course will be organized around special events at the International Institute. Among the planned events are:

  • a lecture and panel discussion on education in the Muslim world, particularly the rise in attendance at madrasas, or "Islamic schools" (February 14);
  • a panel on Islamist political organizations in Tajikistan (March 11, 3:00-5:00);
  • a lecture on Hiroshima, comfort women, and America's new war of retaliation (March 21, 12:00-1:30); and
  • one or more panels on comparative terrorisms to help us reflect on what happens to citizens' security and civil rights when a country fights terrorists.

Mandatory requirements for the course are:

  • Attendance at first organizational meeting on Wednesday, January 23, 2002 from 4:10-6:10 p.m., room TBA.
  • Attendance at at least three of the organized II events.
  • Attendance at two discussion sections with the instructor on February 20 and March 20 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
  • Three 2-3 page papers which link together some of the ideas to which you were exposed through the event you attended, to be submitted within 48 hours after the conclusion of the event.
  • A complete list of events which will count towards the completion of this course will be available at the first information session.

Future events will also be listed on-line at: www.umich.edu/~iinet/iisite/events/religion_security_violence.html.

For more information, contact ii.michigan@umich.edu or 763-9200

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MENAS 490. Proseminar on Iran, Turkey and the Gulf.

Section 001 Impressions of a Turkish Author. Meets with Comparative Literature 430.002 and MENAS 491.001.

Instructor(s): Ahmet Husrev Altan

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided.

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MENAS 491. Proseminar on the Arab World.

Section 001 Impressions of a Turkish Author. Meets with Comparative Literature 430.002 and MENAS 490.001.

Instructor(s): Ahmet Husrev Altan

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided.

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MENAS 495. Senior Honors Thesis.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Open only to Honors concentrators with senior standing. (3-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

hopwood-eligible course

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

To be taken in the senior year by students in the area concentration program on Near Eastern and North African Studies who have been admitted to the Honors Program. Two to three advisors should be chosen; the principal advisor must be a member of the faculty in whose field of expertise the thesis topic lies. The proposal for the thesis should be submitted by the end of the junior year.

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MENAS 496. Senior Honors Thesis.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Open only to Honors concentrators with senior standing. 495 is prerequisite to 496. (3-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

hopwood-eligible course

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

To be taken in the senior year by students in the area concentration program on Middle Eastern and North African Studies who have been admitted to the Honors Program. Two to three advisors should be chosen; the principal advisor must be a member of the faculty in whose field of expertise the thesis topic lies. The proposal for the thesis should be submitted by the end of the junior year.

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