INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE

SISU-365
Topics in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture: Middle East (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics focusing on issues of identity, race, gender, and culture in the Middle East. May be taken A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-260.

SISU-365
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INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture: Middle East (3)

Contemporary Islam and International Relations

Examines the nineteenth century Islamic reform movements in the Middle East and North Africa and the twentieth century neofundamentalist militant movements. The conflict between these movements and the forms of secular nationalism that developed during the same period, as well as the impact of Islamic movements on societies oriented toward Westernization and nationalism.