Near Eastern Studies (NES)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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

  •  4702 NES 1312   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rizvi, N

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

NES 1973

The Qur'an is well known as the revelation given to Muhammad, the prophet and founder of Islam in 7th century Arabia. The hadith, generally less known, is the corpus of traditions related by his followers, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18618 NES 1973   SEM 101

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

NES 2014

This course is an introduction to Palestine and the Palestinians. We will read ethnographic and historical studies written by scholars as well as by explorers, missionaries, revolutionaries, and spies. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 2104

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18013 NES 2014   LEC 001

    • MW Morrill Hall 111
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kohlbry, 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

  • 18083 NES 2202   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rizvi, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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

  •  7689 NES 2204   SEM 101

    • MTWR White Hall 114
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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 of the Qur'an: the revelation, collection, variant readings, and establishment of an authoritative edition. The last week will be devoted to a general overview of "revisionist" literature on the Qur'an. In the remaining 12 weeks, we will cover all of Part 30 (Juz' 'Amma, suuras 78-114) and three suuras of varying length (36, 19, and 12).

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

  •  7245 NES 2461   SEM 101

    • TR McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Minawi, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    A background in Middle East/Ottoman History is strongly encouraged.

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

  • 17028 NES 2522   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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 with tea and coffee in the Arab and Ottoman worlds. Archaeological and textual evidence will be used throughout to show the centrality of drinking in daily, ritual and political life.

NES 2523

Islamophobia and Judeophobia are ideas and like all ideas they have a history of their own. Although today many might think of Islamophobia or Judeophobia as unchangeable---fear of and hatred for Islam ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COML 2523GOVT 2523JWST 2523RELST 2523

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17032 NES 2523   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17199 NES 2523   DIS 201

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17204 NES 2523   DIS 202

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17205 NES 2523   DIS 203

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17208 NES 2523   DIS 204

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2599

This course explores the history of medicine and other sciences in the ancient Near East, broadly defined. In addition to medicine, the other scientific disciplines covered in this course include mathematics, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BSOC 2599JWST 2599RELST 2599

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17256 NES 2599   LEC 001

  • 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

  •  6053 NES 2644   LEC 001

    • MW White Hall 110
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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 on its cultural and textual diversity across three millennia. Themes covered include creation, Sabbath, prayer, Jerusalem, pious customs, magic, reincarnation, revelation, among others. Throughout the semester students perform close readings of a wide selection of Jewish texts from the Bible, Talmud, kabbalah (mysticism), philosophy, liturgy, and modern Jewish thought. In what ways are these various traditions of Judaism interrelated and/or in tension with one another? In the face of the Jewish history's tremendous diversity, what is it that has unified Judaism and the Jewish people over the centuries? By exploring these types of questions, this course examines the appropriateness of defining Judaism as a religion, an ethnicity, a civilization, and/or a culture. Readings include introductory-level textbooks and essays, as well as a range of primary source materials in translation.

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.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASRC 2674GOVT 2747HIST 2674

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7352 NES 2674   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17120 NES 2674   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17135 NES 2674   DIS 202

    • F Sibley Hall 211
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17136 NES 2674   DIS 203

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17149 NES 2674   DIS 204

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 2770

This course explores the role of gender and sexuality in shaping the lives of Muslims past and present. Through a close examination of ethnographies, intellectual histories, and religious treatises, we ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17066 NES 2770   LEC 001

  • 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
  •  6359 NES 2812   LEC 001

    • MWF Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kirk, A

  • 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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6051 NES 3519   LEC 001

    • TR Morrill Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Gocheleishvili, I

  • 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

  •  7167 NES 3542   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Minawi, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3588

The purpose of the course is to place the Bible within the context of a larger ancient world that can be explored by systematic excavation of physical remains. Students will become familiar with archaeological ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17093 NES 3588   SEM 101

    • MW White Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3655

This course examines the historic diversity of the modern Middle East, exploring histories of inter-communal contact and conflict. We begin by investigating the legacy of the Ottoman Empire and the impact ... view course details

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  • 17113 NES 3655   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3006FGSS 3693ILRLR 3691

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17200 NES 3691   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 3732

The concept of law plays a central role in Judaism. We often use the word 'law' to describe obligatory Jewish religious practices. But is that 'law,' as compared with state law? Legal systems in the U.S. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 3732RELST 3734

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18134 NES 3732   SEM 101

  • 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
  • 17268 NES 3750   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  • 17217 NES 3880   SEM 101

    • M White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Golestaneh, S

  • 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
  •  7110 NES 3888   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17902 NES 4337   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bishara, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4351

Topic Spring 23: Portraiture. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Portraiture

  •  6932 NES 4351   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4407

The modern Jewish religious movement known as Hasidism began in Eastern Europe in the eighteenth century and thrives today. We will approach Hasidism primarily through three avenues: recent critical social ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18019 NES 4407   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4520

From Jerusalem to Rome, from Shanghai to Marrakesh, Jews and cities have been shaping each other for thousands of years. This course ranges through time and space to examine how Jewish and other "minority" ... view course details

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  • 17814 NES 4520   SEM 101

    • T White Hall 110
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sampson, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  • 17194 NES 4540   SEM 101

    • W Sibley Hall 318
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4557

How and why do landscapes come to inspire the religious imagination? And why do religious practices, rituals, traditions, and beliefs take place in particular landscapes? This seminar treats these questions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17123 NES 4557   SEM 101

    • M White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 4560

Seminar offering advanced Near Eastern Studies students the opportunity to read and discuss the range of theories and methods that have been employed by scholars in the interdisciplinary area of Near Eastern ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3543 NES 4560   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  • 17319 NES 4913   SEM 101

    • M McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Boyarin, J

  • 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

  •  4477 NES 4992   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4478 NES 4992   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Weatherspoon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4479 NES 4992   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4480 NES 4992   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4481 NES 4992   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4482 NES 4992   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4483 NES 4992   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4484 NES 4992   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Mokhtarian, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4485 NES 4992   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Shoer, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4486 NES 4992   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4487 NES 4992   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4551 NES 4992   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Gocheleishvili, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4636 NES 4992   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Shahda, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4696 NES 4992   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5408 NES 4992   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  4558 NES 4998   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  6246 NES 4998   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6247 NES 4998   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6248 NES 4998   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6249 NES 4998   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6250 NES 4998   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6251 NES 4998   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6252 NES 4998   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6253 NES 4998   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Golestaneh, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6254 NES 4998   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4083 NES 4999   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  6236 NES 4999   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6237 NES 4999   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6238 NES 4999   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6239 NES 4999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6240 NES 4999   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6241 NES 4999   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6242 NES 4999   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6243 NES 4999   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6244 NES 4999   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Golestaneh, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6245 NES 4999   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

NES 6009

Though Indigenous literature or, more accurately, literatures are growing both in their production and criticism, we have yet to address the question of settler discourse and writings. Can we conceptualize ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6009SHUM 6009

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18383 NES 6009   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ghanayem, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17913 NES 6337   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bishara, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6351

Seminar topics rotate each semester. Topic for Spring 2023: Portraiture. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Portraiture

  •  6946 NES 6351   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6519

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 3519

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7618 NES 6519   LEC 001

    • TR Morrill Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Gocheleishvili, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  • 17201 NES 6540   SEM 101

    • W Sibley Hall 318
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6557

How and why do landscapes come to inspire the religious imagination? And why do religious practices, rituals, traditions, and beliefs take place in particular landscapes? This seminar treats these questions ... view course details

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  • 17127 NES 6557   SEM 101

    • M White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6560

Seminar offering advanced Near Eastern Studies students the opportunity to read and discuss the range of theories and methods that have been employed by scholars in the interdisciplinary area of Near Eastern ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 4560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5352 NES 6560   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6588

The purpose of the course is to place the Bible within the context of a larger ancient world that can be explored by systematic excavation of physical remains. Students will become familiar with archaeological ... view course details

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  • 17098 NES 6588   SEM 101

    • MW White Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 6655

This examines the historic diversity of the modern Middle East, exploring histories of inter-communal contact and conflict. We begin by investigating the legacy of the Ottoman Empire and the impact of ... view course details

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  • 17117 NES 6655   LEC 001

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  6020 NES 6722   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  • 17250 NES 6880   SEM 101

    • M White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Golestaneh, S

  • 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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  •  7117 NES 6888   SEM 101

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4084 NES 6992   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4182 NES 6992   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4186 NES 6992   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4488 NES 6992   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Monroe, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4489 NES 6992   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4490 NES 6992   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Weatherspoon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4491 NES 6992   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4492 NES 6992   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4493 NES 6992   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Younes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4494 NES 6992   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4697 NES 6992   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Mokhtarian, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4698 NES 6992   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Khatchadourian, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5819 NES 6992   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ozer Griffin, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5923 NES 6992   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Gocheleishvili, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

NES 7404

The modern Jewish religious movement known as Hasidism began in Eastern Europe in the eighteenth century and thrives today. We will approach Hasidism primarily through three avenues: recent critical social ... view course details

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  • 18025 NES 7404   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

NES 7520

From Jerusalem to Rome, from Shanghai to Marrakesh, Jews and cities have been shaping each other for thousands of years. This course ranges through time and space to examine how Jewish and other "minority" ... view course details

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  • 17810 NES 7520   SEM 101

    • T White Hall 110
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sampson, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  • 17324 NES 7913   SEM 101

    • M McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person