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Middle East Studies (MDES)
- D class assignments available in THH256K; phone (213) 740-2796.
Introduction to the history and the study of the Middle East from ancient to modern times.
- General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the HIST department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in HIST 180.
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Presents critical perspectives to analyze U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, including the discourses surrounding energy security, military interventionism, globalization, democracy promotion, and terrorism.
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Introduction to problems and issues in the Middle East today: religio-ethnic rivalries, conflicting nationalisms and ideologies, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Middle East oil.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the IR department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in IR 362.
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Introduction to nineteenth-century Arabic travel-writing and investigation of its role in the reconfiguration of the Arabic tradition at the interface of aesthetics and politics.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the COLT department but may qualify for major credit in MDES. To register, enroll in COLT 447.
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Individual research and readings. Not for graduate credit.
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