NES 6560

NES 6560

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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 attention to the historical development of area studies programs and their current status and relevance, we read a wide range of influential works in Near Eastern Studies, with special attention to the concept of "orientalism". Literary theory, anthropology, historiography, post-colonialism, archaeology, gender theory, and comparative religions are a few of the approaches, methods, and theories we will explore.

When Offered Spring.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 4560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6134 NES 6560   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person