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MEAS200 Introduction to Middle Eastern and African Studies Course Page

Description: Explores conceptual framework and interdisciplinary tools for understanding Middle East and Africa as geographical and intellectual space.

MEAS300 Themes and Topics I Course Page
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MEAS301 Themes and Topics II Course Page
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MEAS310 Religion and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa Course Page

Description: This course examines the complex issues that derive from religion and politics in the formation of modern nation states across the contemporary Middle East and North Africa.

MEAS320 Muslim Societies in the Middle East and Africa Course Page

Description: This course takes a comparative approach to understanding development of societies that share Islam as a religion and culture, in the larger context of developing relations with the West. Specific topical, chronological and geographical focus will vary.

MEAS325 Colonialism and Populism in the Middle East and Africa Course Page

Description: Comparing the colonial, national liberation, and populist moments in the Middle East and Africa.

MEAS330 Cultural Representations of Post-coloniality Course Page

Description: Questioning identity in the post-colonial Middle East and Africa through expressive forms (literature, visual and performing arts, political cartoons, cinema, advertising, and other popular media).

MEAS400 Topics in the Study of the Middle East and Africa Course Page

Description: Explores themes and issues central to what unifies and divides the Middle East and Africa. Exploits interdisciplinarity as a tool to deepen methodological and theoretical understanding.

MEAS401 Themes and Topics Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: any MEAS 300-level course or permission of Program Coordinator.

MEAS475 Methodology in Middle Eastern and African Studies Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of the Program Coordinator.

MEAS480 Directed Reading in Middle Eastern and African Studies Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Program.

MEAS499A Honors Essay in Middle Eastern and African Studies Course Page

Description: Preparation of the Honors Essay. Prerequisite: MEAS 475

MEAS499B Honors Essay in Middle Eastern and African Studies Course Page

Description: Preparation of the Honors Essay. Prerequisite: MEAS 475

MEAS500 Topics in Comparative Interdisciplinary Research in Middle Eastern and African Studies Course Page

Description: Topics vary by instructor.

MEAS521 Directed Reading in Middle Eastern and African Studies Research Course Page

Description: Topics vary by student need and/or instructor interest. Intended to complement MEAS 500.