Near Eastern Studies (NES)Arts and Sciences

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NES 1312

This class is an introductory class for beginners. This course will teach students how to listen, speak, read and write Urdu through vocabulary, grammar, oral and written activities, with an emphasis on ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: URDU 1125

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6942NES 1312  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Rizvi, N

  • Prerequisite: HINDI 1101 or permission of instructor.

NES 1350

This course offers a survey of musical performance practices of the Arab world and its diasporas from the early twentieth century to the present. It investigates the sociopolitical conditions and entanglements ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 1350

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16913NES 1350  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Tayeb, L

NES 1561

This course will introduce students to the study of the Ottoman Empire from its inception in the late 13th century until the early part of 19th century. The classes will follow the main timeline of the ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 1561

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16966NES 1561  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Minawi, M

NES 1602

This introductory course surveys the archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman Mediterranean. Each week, we will explore a different archaeological discovery that transformed scholars' understanding of ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 1702CLASS 1702

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16256NES 1602  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Barrett, C

NES 1777

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 1777

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17512NES 1777  SEM 101

    • W
    • Forman, D

NES 1922

Is the Sinbad story simply a story of wondrous events aimed at entertaining the reader? Or does its symbolic language tell us something more about the nature of crossing frontiers and encountering the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17761NES 1922  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Alhabian, R

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

NES 1981

The factors and influences that contributed to the early development of Islam are a topic of intense debate and continued speculation. Devoted to the question of Islamic origins, this course examines Islam ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17762NES 1981  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Goyal, R

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

NES 2202

This course is designed to develop competence in Urdu reading and writing for students with a first-year knowledge of Hindi and knowledge of Urdu script. The goal of this course is to improve listening, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: URDU 2226

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6791NES 2202  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Rizvi, N

  • Prerequisite: NES 2201 or permission of instructor.

NES 2522

This course examines the production and exchange of wine, beer, coffee and tea, and the social and ideological dynamics involved in their consumption. We start in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and end ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2522CLASS 2630JWST 2522

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16470NES 2522  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Monroe, C

NES 2565

"Heritage" typically conjures images of a glorified human past, and evokes sentiments of care for lost or endangered cultures that symbolize humanity's diversity. But heritage is also the foundation for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 2465ARKEO 2465

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16984NES 2565  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Papazian, S

      Smith, A

NES 2575

This course will survey the cultic practices and beliefs of ancient Babylonia and Assyria, the two major civilizations of Mesopotamia. We will examine the major myths of this region, e.g., Ishtar's Descent ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2575NES 6575RELST 2575

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7103NES 2575  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tenney, J

NES 2629

This course provides a literary and historical introduction to the earliest Christian writings, especially those that eventually came to be included in the New Testament.  Through the lens of the Gospel ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CLASS 2613JWST 2629RELST 2629

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16463NES 2629  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • 16508NES 2629  DIS 201

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16509NES 2629  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

NES 2644

Jewish communities have been established, flourished and often struggled for millennia, throughout much of the world, and in vital contact with a vast range of other peoples and cultures. This course examines ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2644RELST 2644

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16476NES 2644  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Monroe, L

NES 2661

A survey of the history and development of ships and seafaring as revealed by shipwrecks, boat burials, texts, art, and other evidence. The role of nautical technology and seafaring among the maritime ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2661

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16474NES 2661  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Monroe, C

NES 2722

From the poet-kings of medieval Persia to the trading networks of the famed "Silk Road" to the wandering mystics of Herat to the constitutional revolution of Iran to the colonial and post-colonial occupations ... view course details

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  • 16488NES 2722  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Golestaneh, S

NES 2728

In their acceptance speeches for the Nobel Prize in Literature, both the Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz (1988) and the Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk (2006) situate their work between Eastern and Western ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2728JWST 2728

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16479NES 2728  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Starr, D

NES 3519

In the conditions of strict censorship and numerous limitations on various forms of political organization and activism, literature and cinema, especially Iran's internationally acclaimed art cinematography, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 3519

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16443NES 3519  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Gocheleishvili, I

NES 3677

As the founder of Islam Muhammad is one of the most influential figures in world history. An important source for his life is the Sira of Ibn Ishaq (d. ca. 761), a biography that opens with Muhammad's ... view course details

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  • 16522NES 3677  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Powers, D

NES 3691

What does it mean to live in the aftermath of slavery? How has the human history of slavery contributed to the production of "natural" values that we take for granted—such as community, property, citizenship, ... view course details

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  • 16486NES 3691  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Vaziri, P

NES 3697

This course examines the history of the conflict between two peoples with claims to the same land (Palestine/Israel), from the rise of their national movements at the turn of the 20th century and their ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 3977JWST 3697

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16460NES 3697  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Feb 3 - May 5, 2020
    • Brann, R

  • 16496NES 3697  DIS 201

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16497NES 3697  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16498NES 3697  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16499NES 3697  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

  • 18397NES 3697  DIS 205

    • F
    • Staff

  • 18398NES 3697  DIS 206

    • F
    • Staff

NES 3750

This course explores the practice, theory, and methodology of humanities research, critical analysis, and communication through writing and oral presentation. We will study the work and impact of humanists ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3950ASIAN 3375SHUM 3750

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18168NES 3750  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Ghosh, D

NES 3880

How does one study Islam from an anthropological perspective?  Through close readings of recent ethnographies, canonical texts, theoretical works, and critiques of the genre, we will understand the major ... view course details

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  • 16542NES 3880  SEM 101

    • W
    • Golestaneh, S

NES 4337

This course introduces students to the history, evolution and trajectory of state-labor relations, labor activism, and the politics of unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As the region ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRIC 4337ILRIC 6337NES 6337

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17717NES 4337  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bishara, D

  • For course description please see ILRIC 4337.

NES 4533

American Jews have frequently been touted as a "model minority." This course will take a more critical look at the historical interactions between Jewish immigration, United States industrialization, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  9042NES 4533  SEM 101

    • T
    • Sampson, E

NES 4540

Moses Maimonides who was born in Cordoba (1138), moved to Fez as a youth and died in Cairo (1204) is regarded by Jewish, Islamic, and Christian tradition alike as the most important Jewish religious ... view course details

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  • 16445NES 4540  SEM 101

    • W
    • Brann, R

NES 4543

This seminar will examine the relationship between the imperial, provincial, and local state apparatuses and the various sections of society as the Ottoman Empire underwent a steady transition from the ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4543HIST 6543

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17891NES 4543  SEM 101

    • R
    • Minawi, M

NES 4545

From the ringing of Tibetan singing bowls to the quiet of desert monasticism, religious imagination and ritual is replete with sound and silence.  Cityscapes resound with church bells and calls from the ... view course details

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  • 16516NES 4545  SEM 101

    • W
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

NES 4560

Requirement for NES majors. In this seminar we will read and discuss a range of theories and methods that have been employed by scholars in the interdisciplinary area of Near Eastern Studies. After giving ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 6560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5429NES 4560  SEM 101

    • M
    • Starr, D

NES 4670

Early states emerged when select groups gained control over wealth and power and institutionalized that control. How this was accomplished is a question of political economy that we can approach ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 4670NES 6670

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17832NES 4670  SEM 101

    • T
    • Monroe, C

NES 4672

This seminar examines the emergence of national identities, nationalist movements, and nation-states in the modern Arab world. First, we will examine various approaches to the question of nationalism, ... view course details

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  • 16452NES 4672  SEM 101

    • W
    • Fahmy, Z

NES 4721

This course focuses on issues of conflict, peace, and reconciliation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories as well as Sub-Saharan Africa. Both regions exemplify how issues ranging from nationalism ... view course details

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  •  9469NES 4721  SEM 101

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program. Essay required for selective admission to field-trip.

NES 4795

A comparative and interdisciplinary seminar whose focus is the visual world created by the pan-Mediterranean (Iberian Peninsula, Maghreb, France, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, and Persia) culture of "Courtly Love" ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4305

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16723NES 4795  SEM 101

    • M
    • Robinson, C

NES 4913

This extraordinary figure died in 1941, and his death  is emblematic of the intellectual depredations of Nazism. Yet since World War II, his influence, his reputation, and his fascination for scholars ... view course details

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  • 17042NES 4913  SEM 101

    • T
    • Boyarin, J

NES 4943

How do humans live with the ruins we create? What lifeways and lifeforms do ruins sustain? What forces cause the remnants of late modernity to endure or erode? Through the lens of archaeology, anthropology, ... view course details

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  • 16923NES 4943  SEM 101

    • T
    • Khatchadourian, L

NES 4992

For undergraduates who wish to obtain research experience or do extensive reading on a special topic. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6668NES 4992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Weatherspoon, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6669NES 4992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fahmy, Z

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6670NES 4992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6671NES 4992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Monroe, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6672NES 4992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Monroe, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6673NES 4992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Powers, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6674NES 4992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Scharf, N

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6675NES 4992  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Shoer, S

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6676NES 4992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Starr, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6677NES 4992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Younes, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6750NES 4992  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Gocheleishvili, I

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6858NES 4992  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Tenney, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6936NES 4992  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Khatchadourian, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7860NES 4992  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Rock-Singer, A

NES 4998

Each fall, a small number of highly qualified seniors enter the Near Eastern Studies Honors Program. The Honors Program is open to NES majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6762NES 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • NES 4998 is the FIRST course in the Honors two-part sequence.

NES 4999

Each fall, a small number of highly qualified seniors enter the Near Eastern Studies Honors Program. The Honors Program is open to NES majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6083NES 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • NES 4999 is the SECOND course in the Honors two-part sequence. To enroll in Honors, please email cmc40@cornell.edu to request a permission number.

NES 6112

Critical readings in medieval Hebrew lyrical and liturgical poetry and imaginative rhymed prose from tenth-century Islamic Spain to Renaissance and Baroque Italy. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 6112

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18090NES 6112  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Brann, R

NES 6337

This course introduces students to the history, evolution and trajectory of state-labor relations, labor activism, and the politics of unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As the region ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRIC 4337ILRIC 6337NES 4337

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17721NES 6337  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bishara, D

  • For course description please see ILRIC 6337.

NES 6540

Moses Maimonides who was born in Cordoba (1138), moved to Fez as a youth and died in Cairo (1204) is regarded by Jewish, Islamic, and Christian tradition alike as the most important Jewish religious ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16450NES 6540  SEM 101

    • W
    • Brann, R

NES 6560

Requirement for NES majors. In this seminar we will read and discuss a range of theories and methods that have been employed by scholars in the interdisciplinary area of Near Eastern Studies. After giving ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 4560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7782NES 6560  SEM 101

    • M
    • Starr, D

NES 6575

This course will survey the cultic practices and beliefs of ancient Babylonia and Assyria, the two major civilizations of Mesopotamia. We will examine the major myths of this region, e.g., Ishtar's Descent ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2575NES 2575RELST 2575

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7616NES 6575  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tenney, J

NES 6670

Early states emerged when select groups gained control over wealth and power and institutionalized that control. How this was accomplished is a question of political economy that we can approach ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 4670NES 4670

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17838NES 6670  SEM 101

    • T
    • Monroe, C

NES 6672

This seminar examines the emergence of national identities, nationalist movements, and nation-states in the modern Arab world. First, we will examine various approaches to the question of nationalism, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16456NES 6672  SEM 101

    • W
    • Fahmy, Z

NES 6677

As the founder of Islam Muhammad is one of the most influential figures in world history. An important source for his life is the Sira of Ibn Ishaq (d. ca. 761), a biography that opens with Muhammad's ... view course details

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  • 16526NES 6677  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Powers, D

NES 6722

A series of lectures on a range of themes in the discipline sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Presentations include lectures by invited speakers and works in progress presented by faculty ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  9568NES 6722  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

NES 6880

How does one study Islam from an anthropological perspective?  Through close readings of recent ethnographies, canonical texts, theoretical works, and critiques of the genre, we will understand the major ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16545NES 6880  SEM 101

    • W
    • Golestaneh, S

NES 6943

How do humans live with the ruins we create? What lifeways and lifeforms do ruins sustain? What forces cause the remnants of late modernity to endure or erode? Through the lens of archaeology, anthropology, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16928NES 6943  SEM 101

    • T
    • Khatchadourian, L

NES 6992

For graduate students who wish to do intensive reading on a focused topic. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member that has agreed to supervise the course. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6084NES 6992  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Starr, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6190NES 6992  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Monroe, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6196NES 6992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6678NES 6992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Monroe, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6679NES 6992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Brann, R

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6680NES 6992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Weatherspoon, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6681NES 6992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Fahmy, Z

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6682NES 6992  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Scharf, N

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6683NES 6992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Younes, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6684NES 6992  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Powers, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6937NES 6992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Tenney, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6938NES 6992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Khatchadourian, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8581NES 6992  IND 616

    • TR
    • Ozer Griffin, B

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8727NES 6992  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Gocheleishvili, I

NES 7533

American Jews have frequently been touted as a "model minority." This course will take a more critical look at the historical interactions between Jewish immigration, United States industrialization, and ... view course details

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  •  9046NES 7533  SEM 101

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    • Sampson, E

NES 7545

From the ringing of Tibetan singing bowls to the silence of desert monasticism, religious imagination and ritual is replete with sound and its absence. Cityscapes resound with church bells and calls from ... view course details

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  • 16521NES 7545  SEM 101

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    • Haines-Eitzen, K

NES 7758

What is "religion," and how can we use material culture to investigate ancient beliefs and rituals? This course (1) explores major themes and problems in the archaeology of ancient Greek religion, and ... view course details

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  • 17517NES 7758  SEM 101

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    • Barrett, C

NES 7913

This extraordinary figure died in 1941, and his death is emblematic of the intellectual depredations of Nazism. Yet since World War II, his influence, his reputation, and his fascination for scholars in ... view course details

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  • 17047NES 7913  SEM 101

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    • Boyarin, J