NES 4560

NES 4560

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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 Studies. After giving attention to the historical development of area studies programs–and their current status and relevance–students read a wide range of highly influential works in Near Eastern Studies. Literary theory, historiography, post-colonialism, archaeology, gender theory, and comparative religions are a few of the approaches, methods, and theories explored. Authors include Talal Asad, Homi K. Bhabha, Mircea Eliade, Timothy Mitchell, Mary Douglas, Zachary Lockman, Edward Said, J. Z. Smith.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, GLC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL)
Satisfies Requirement Requirement for NES majors.

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3667 NES 4560   SEM 101

    • W White Hall B04
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: In Person