The Modern Middle East

Surveys the history of the Middle East, from the end of the 19th century to the present. Examines major political, social, intellectual and cultural issues and practices. Focuses on important events, movements, and ideas that prevailed during the last century and affect its current realities. Enrollment limited.

Related Subjects

Offered Fall 2021

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.261

Modern Iran: A Century of Revolution

MW 11:30-1, 5-217
Pouya Alimagham Intermediate HASS-H
21H.263 WGS.220

Women and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa

R 12:30-3:30, 2-103
Lerna Ekmekçioğlu Seminar HASS-H
21H.381 WGS.222

Women and War

T 12:30-3:30, 2-103
Lerna Ekmekçioğlu Seminar HASS-S

Not Offered This Term

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.160

Islam, the Middle East, and the West

Pouya Alimagham Introductory HASS-H
21H.260

Cities in the Middle East: History, Politics and Society

Staff Intermediate HASS-S
21H.262

Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Not offered regularly; consult department
Pouya Alimagham Intermediate HASS-H
21H.365

Minorities and Majorities in the Middle East

Lerna Ekmekçioğlu Seminar HASS-H