Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

HIST 491 001 (CRN: 26122)

MIDDLE EAST SECTARIANISM

Long Title: COEXISTENCE AND SECTARIANISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Department: History
Instructor: Makdisi, Ussama
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM F HNZ 201 (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 2
Enrollment data as of: 23-JAN-2022 7:12AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
24-APR-2019  
2:00PM - 5:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: Seminar will examine the validity of the notion of age-old religious and tribal violence in the region, relate the nature of religious violence in the Ottoman Empire to Zionism in Palestine and sectarianism in Lebanon, and analyze the sectarian struggle in contemporary Iraq in light of the American occupation.