Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 429 - MIDEAST RELI VIOLENCE&IDENTITY

Long Title: RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE AND IDENTITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: What does religious violence in the modern Middle East mean? Seminar surveys the origins, meanings and forms of sectarianism in the modern Middle East. Examines examples of religious mobilizations and sectarian violence in the late Ottoman empire between Christians and Muslims, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Iraq following the U.S. invasion of 2003. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)