Foundation Courses


Fall ’18

-None-

Winter ’19

  • ARBC 144.00 Arabic Literature at War (In Translation) (6 credits) (2a) – Zaki A Haidar
  • ARTH 155.00 Islamic Art and Architecture (6 credits) (5a) – Jessica F Keating
  • RELG 122.00 Introduction to Islam (6 credits) (2a) – Noah Salomon
  • RELG 162.00 Jesus, the Bible, and Christian Beginnings (6 credits) (3a) – Sonja G Anderson

Spring ’19

  • MELA 121.00 East-West in Israeli and Palestinian Fiction and Film (In Translation) (6 credits) (4a) – Stacy N Beckwith

Supporting Courses


Group 1: History, Social Sciences, Religion, and Archaeology

Fall ’18

  • HIST 265.00 Central Asia in the Modern Age (6 credits) (2-3c) – Adeeb Khalid
  • RELG 221.00 Judaism and Gender (6 credits) (2a) – Daniel M Picus
  • RELG 229.00 Monks and Mystics (6 credits) (4-5c) – Sonja G Anderson
  • WGST 180.00 Power and Desire: Gender Relations in the Middle East (6 credits) (2a) – Ahoo Najafian

Winter ’19

  • CLAS 122.00 The Archaeology of Mediterranean Prehistory: From the Beginning to the Classical Age (6 credits) (4-5c) – Alex R Knodell
  • HIST 204.00 Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Medieval Mediterranean (6 credits) (2a) – Victoria Morse
  • POSC 282.00 Terrorism and Counterterrorism (6 credits) (2-3c) – Jon R Olson
  • RELG 122.00 Introduction to Islam (6 credits) (2a) – Noah Salomon
  • RELG 162.00 Jesus, the Bible, and Christian Beginnings (6 credits) (3a) – Sonja G Anderson
  • RELG 228.00 Martyrdom (6 credits) (5a) – Sonja G Anderson
  • RELG 235.00 Power, Resistance and Sacred Text (6 credits) (4-5c) – Daniel M Picus
  • RELG 247.00 The Islamic Republic: Explorations in Religion and Nationalism (6 credits) (5-6c) – Ahoo Najafian
  • RELG 263.00 Sufism (6 credits) (4a) – Noah Salomon
  • SOAN 151.00 Global Minnesota: An Anthropology of Our State (6 credits) (4a) – Ahmed S Ibrahim

Spring ’19

  • HIST 360.00 Muslims and Modernity (6 credits) (2-3c) – Adeeb Khalid

Group 2: Literature, Culture, and the Arts

Fall ’18

-None-

Winter ’19

  • ARBC 144.00 Arabic Literature at War (In translation) (6 credits) (2a) – Zaki A Haidar
  • ARBC 310.00 Advanced Media Arabic (6 credits) (5a) – Zaki A Haidar
  • ARTH 155.00 Islamic Art and Architecture (6 credits) (5a) – Jessica F Keating
  • HEBR 101.00 Elementary Modern Hebrew (6 credits) (3a) – Stacy N Beckwith
  • LING 231.00 Structure of Semitic Languages (6 credits) (4a) – Morgan Rood
  • MELA 230.00 Jewish Collective Memory (6 credits) (5a) – Stacy N Beckwith

Spring ’19

  • ARBC 151.00 Spoken Egyptian Arabic (6 credits) – Sahar H Ramadan
  • ARBC 206.00 Arabic in Cultural Context (6 credits) (5a) – Sahar H Ramadan
  • ARBC 222.00 Music in the Middle East (6 credits) (3a) – Yaron Klein
  • ARBC 223.01 Arab Music Workshop (1 credit, S/CR/NC only) (1a Mondays) – Yaron Klein
  • ARBC 223.02 Arab Music Workshop (1 credit, S/CR/NC only) (1a Wednesdays) – Yaron Klein
  • ARBC 315.00 Readings in Premodern Arabic Anthologies (6 credits) – Yaron Klein
  • ARTH 255.00 Islam in the Eyes of the West (6 credits) (2-3c) – Jessica F Keating
  • MELA 121.00 East-West in Israeli and Palestinian Fiction and Film (6 credits) (4a) – Stacy N Beckwith
  • MELA 125.00 Love in Persian Literature (6 credits) (2a) – Ahoo Najafian

Capstone

  • MEST 395.00 Middle East Studies Capstone 3 credits (5-6c) – Adeeb Khalid