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.

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Offered Fall 2023

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category

Islam, the Middle East, and the West

TR 1-2:30, 1-273
Pouya Alimagham Introductory HASS-H

Modern Iran: A Century of Revolution

MW 11:30-1, 66-154
Pouya Alimagham Intermediate HASS-H
21H.381 WGS.222

Women and War

F 10-1, 2-103
Lerna Ekmekcioglu Seminar HASS-S

Not Offered This Term

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category

Cities in the Middle East: History, Politics and Society

Staff Intermediate HASS-S

Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Not offered regularly; consult department
Intermediate HASS-H
21H.263 WGS.220

Women and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa

Lerna Ekmekcioglu Seminar HASS-H

Minorities and Majorities in the Middle East

Lerna Ekmekcioglu Seminar HASS-H