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

  •  5436 NES 1312   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rizvi, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: HINDI 1101 or permission of instructor.

NES 1777

Intended for advanced beginners. Builds further competence in reading, writing, oral comprehension, speaking and grammar. Course material is presented and discussed in the context of Ashkenazi ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 1777JWST 1777

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7065 NES 1777   SEM 101

    • MTWRF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kraemer, A

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

NES 1960

Though science fiction is a genre of literature traditionally far removed from the study of the Ancient Near East, they are both united in their efforts to describe cultures (be they real or imaginary), ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19547 NES 1960   SEM 101

    • MWF White Hall B02
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staley, C

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

NES 2167

Representations of masculinity play important roles in modern Hebrew texts. Through introduction to scholarship on gender and sexuality, students learn to critically analyze Hebrew texts featuring such ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2167

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7966 NES 2167   SEM 101

    • MW White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hollander, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: URDU 2226

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5299 NES 2202   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rizvi, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: NES 2201 or permission of instructor.

NES 2204

This course is designed for students who are interested in reading the language of the Qur'an with accuracy and understanding. The first week (4 classes) will be devoted to an introduction of the history ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARAB 2204ASRC 2204RELST 2204

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20179 NES 2204   SEM 101

    • MTWR White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2461

This seminar utilizes recent research on the concept of "minorities" in West Asia and North Africa during the late Ottoman period, through the age of European colonialism, and the rise of nationalism.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2461

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18492 NES 2461   SEM 101

    • MW McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Minawi, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2546

This introductory course explores the roles of amulets, love potions, curse tablets, and many other magical practices in ancient Greek and Roman societies. In this course, you will learn how to invoke ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2846ARKEO 2846CLASS 2646

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17281 NES 2546   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 202
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if you would like to be placed on the waiting list. Please include your netID, the cross-listing and discussion section you would like to enroll in, and your academic level in Fall 2021.

  • 17282 NES 2546   DIS 201

    • T Uris Hall G24
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17283 NES 2546   DIS 202

    • F Uris Hall G24
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17753 NES 2565   LEC 001

    • TR McGraw Hall 125
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Smith, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2644

This course is an introduction to Jewish identities, values, and practices from the ancient to modern era. Organized thematically, it examines Judaism as a religious phenomenon, with a particular emphasis ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6943 NES 2644   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Mokhtarian, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2668

The course surveys the history and culture of pharaonic Egypt from its prehistoric origins down to the early first millennium bce. Within a chronological framework, the following themes or topics will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2668

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18083 NES 2668   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2674

This course examines major trends in the evolution of the Middle East in the modern era. Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries and ending with the  "Arab Spring," we will consider Middle East history ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2674GOVT 2747HIST 2674

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18838 NES 2674   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2701

An exploration of the archaeology and art of the Aegean region and of its neighbors during the Bronze Age, ca. 3000-1000 BCE: the origins and precursors of the Classical World. The course will investigate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18392 NES 2701   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2790

What does it mean to call a film is "Jewish"? Does it have to represent Jewish life? Does it have to feature characters identifiable as Jews? If artists who identify as Jews—actors, directors, screenwriters, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7651 NES 2790   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Shapiro, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2812

An introduction to the history and theory of writing systems from cuneiform to the alphabet, historical and new writing media, and the complex relationship of writing technologies to human language and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7580 NES 2812   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2985

This course explores the multifaceted interactions between ancient Egypt and the Classical world, from the Bronze Age to the Roman Empire. We will look at both archaeological and textual evidence (in English ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2285ARKEO 2285CLASS 2685

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17274 NES 2985   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Barrett, C

      Sansom, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Please contact Linda Brown (lmb296@cornell.edu) if you would like to be placed on the waiting list. Please include your netID, the cross-listing and discussion section you would like to enroll in, and your academic level in Fall 2021.

  • 17275 NES 2985   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17276 NES 2985   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 3519NES 6519

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6935 NES 3519   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3542

This course will take the students through the age of reforms in the Ottoman Empire, the rising of nationalism, and the encroachment of colonialism in the Middle East, North Africa and the Balkans, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 3542

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18228 NES 3542   LEC 001

    • MW White Hall 106
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Minawi, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3717

This class examines modern articulations of identity by and about two distinct Jewish diasporas: Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews. Sephardic Jews trace their origins to the Iberian Peninsula prior to the end ... view course details

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  • 18815 NES 3717   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3720

This course focuses on how Biblical texts represent women in ancient Israel, and how the Bible's representations constitute both a fabrication and a manifestation of social life on the ground.  We will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18075 NES 3720   LEC 001

    • MW Sibley Hall 115
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3950ASIAN 3375SHUM 3750

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18093 NES 3750   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3888

This course explores the interactions between Jews, Christians, and other religious groups in late antiquity, especially in Sasanian Persia circa the first through seventh century C.E. Students pay particular ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18059 NES 3888   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4008

In recent years, scholars in Indigenous studies, Black studies, Asian American studies, Latinx studies, and Arab American studies have discussed variant dispossessions that influence their own cultural ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4008ENGL 4928SHUM 4008

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19223 NES 4008   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4334

Continental philosophy fuels contemporary media theory. The connection runs so deep, critics have accused media theorists of producing nothing intellectually new. From Edmund Husserl's phenomenological ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4354COML 6354NES 6334

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18086 NES 4334   SEM 101

    • T White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4351

Topic Spring 22: Spiral Relief Columns. In this seminar, we will consider the Roman medium of the spiral relief column (beginning with the Columns of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius) and its reception ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Spiral Relief Columns

  • 17757 NES 4351   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 6560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4057 NES 4560   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •  6866 NES 4721   SEM 101

    • R Washington, DC
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

NES 4767

How does nature and the environment shape religious traditions?   And what impacts do religious thought and practice have on the environment?   These two questions are at the heart of this seminar in which ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19137 NES 4767   SEM 101

    • T White Hall B14
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4305ARTH 6305

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17730 NES 4795   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4922

What is the role of ethics in archaeology today? What principles shape the discipline's response to serious dilemmas? What is the relationship between ethics and politics in archaeology? This seminar provides ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19143 NES 4922   SEM 101

    • W McGraw Hall 125
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  5184 NES 4992   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5185 NES 4992   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Weatherspoon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5186 NES 4992   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5187 NES 4992   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5188 NES 4992   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5189 NES 4992   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5190 NES 4992   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5191 NES 4992   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Mokhtarian, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5192 NES 4992   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Shoer, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5193 NES 4992   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5194 NES 4992   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5266 NES 4992   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Gocheleishvili, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5362 NES 4992   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Shahda, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5430 NES 4992   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6191 NES 4992   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hollander, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5274 NES 4998   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    NES 4998 is the FIRST course in the Honors two-part sequence.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7238 NES 4998   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7239 NES 4998   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7240 NES 4998   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7241 NES 4998   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7242 NES 4998   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7243 NES 4998   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7244 NES 4998   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7245 NES 4998   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Golestaneh, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7246 NES 4998   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  •  4631 NES 4999   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7228 NES 4999   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7229 NES 4999   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7230 NES 4999   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7231 NES 4999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7232 NES 4999   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7233 NES 4999   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7234 NES 4999   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7235 NES 4999   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7236 NES 4999   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Golestaneh, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7237 NES 4999   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

NES 6334

Continental philosophy fuels contemporary media theory. The connection runs so deep, critics have accused media theorists of producing nothing intellectually new. From Edmund Husserl's phenomenological ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4354COML 6354NES 4334

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18087 NES 6334   SEM 101

    • T White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6351

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Spiral Relief Columns

  • 17780 NES 6351   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6519

No description available. view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19808 NES 6519   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  6134 NES 6560   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6642

Topic: Late Antiquity. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 7682HIST 6300

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Late Antiquity

  • 17255 NES 6642   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6720

This course focuses on how Biblical texts represent women in ancient Israel, and how the Bible's representations constitute both a fabrication and a manifestation of social life on the ground.  We will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18078 NES 6720   LEC 001

    • MW Sibley Hall 115
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  6887 NES 6722   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6767

How does nature and the environment shape religious traditions?   And what impacts do religious thought and practice have on the environment?   These two questions are at the heart of this seminar in which ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19140 NES 6767   SEM 101

    • T White Hall B14
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6777

This class examines modern articulations of identity by and about two distinct Jewish diasporas: Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews. Sephardic Jews trace their origins to the Iberian Peninsula prior to the end ... view course details

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  • 18816 NES 6777   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6888

This course explores the interactions between Jews, Christians, and other religious groups in late antiquity, especially in Sasanian Persia circa the first through seventh century C.E. Students pay particular ... view course details

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  • 18070 NES 6888   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6922

What is the role of ethics in archaeology today? What principles shape the discipline's response to serious dilemmas? What is the relationship between ethics and politics in archaeology? This seminar provides ... view course details

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  • 19152 NES 6922   SEM 101

    • W McGraw Hall 125
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  4632 NES 6992   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4734 NES 6992   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4738 NES 6992   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5195 NES 6992   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Monroe, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5196 NES 6992   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5197 NES 6992   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Weatherspoon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5198 NES 6992   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5199 NES 6992   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hollander, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5200 NES 6992   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5201 NES 6992   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5431 NES 6992   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Mokhtarian, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5432 NES 6992   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6639 NES 6992   IND 616

    • TBA To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ozer-Griffin, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6750 NES 6992   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Gocheleishvili, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

NES 7701

An exploration of the archaeology and art of the Aegean region and of its neighbors during the Bronze Age, ca. 3000-1000 BCE: the origins and precursors of the Classical World. The course will investigate ... view course details

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  • 18396 NES 7701   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18506 NES 7701   DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person