Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2020 / Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

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(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
IMES 104A 1 Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
El-Tobgui, Carl S View Books
 

IMES Elective Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ANTH 81A 1 Conducting Ethnographic Fieldwork: Methods and Practice of Anthropological Research
[ oc ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Ferry, Elizabeth Emma View Books
ARBC 103A 1 Lower Advanced Arabic
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 3A
M,T,W,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Schwartz Hall 103
El-Tobgui, Carl S View Books
ARBC 106A 1 Advanced Arabic I: Contemporary Arabic Literature
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
El-Tobgui, Carl S View Books
FA 33B 1 Islamic Art and Architecture
[ ca nw ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Lemberg Academic Center 180
Guvenc Ospina Leon, Muna View Books
HBRW 146A 1
Syllabus
The Voices of Jerusalem
[ djw fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Hascal, Sara View Books
HIST 134B 1 The Ottoman Empire: From Principality to Republic by way of Empire
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Gerstenzang 121
Singer, Amy View Books
IGS 10A 1 Introduction to International and Global Studies
[ dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Gerstenzang 121
Freeze, Gregory L View Books
IGS 10A 2DL Introduction to International and Global Studies
[ dl ss ]
Preference given to first year international students.
Taught asynchronously.
Brandeis Abroad session
TBD Rosenberger, Chandler R View Books
NEJS 123A 1 Maps, Graphs and Timelines: Technology and Design in Historical Research
[ dl hum oc ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Kaye, Alexander View Books
NEJS 174B 1
Syllabus
Israeli Women Writers on War and Peace
[ deis-us djw fl hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Szobel, Ilana View Books
POL 160A 1
Syllabus
The War on Global Terrorism
[ dl ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Klausen, Jytte View Books
POL 177B 1
Syllabus
National Security Strategy: The Case of Israel
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Freilich, Charles View Books
REL 107A 1 Introduction to World Religions
[ hum nw ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Pollack Fine Arts 001
Lucken, Kristen View Books
SAS 100A 1
Syllabus
India and Pakistan: Understanding South Asia
[ djw hum nw ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Instructor's Signature Required.
Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Singh, Avinash View Books
SOC 119A 1
Syllabus
Deconstructing War, Building Peace
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Fellman, Gordon A View Books
 

IMES Elective Courses: Modern Period

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ECON 122B 1 The Economics of the Middle East
[ nw ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Habibi, Nader View Books
HBRW 164B 1
Syllabus
Israeli Theater
[ ca djw fl hum oc wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
T 6:00 PM–8:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Hascal, Sara View Books
NEJS 177A 1
Syllabus
The Holocaust in Israeli and Jewish Literature
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Szobel, Ilana View Books
NEJS 189A 1
Syllabus
The Arab-Israeli Conflict
[ hum ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Kaye, Alexander View Books
 

IMES Elective Courses: Classical Period

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
NEJS 3A 1
Syllabus
Religions of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Decter, Jonathan P View Books