Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

HIST 436 002 (CRN: 13749)

AMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Long Title: AMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Department: History
Instructors:
Citino, Nathan J.
Makdisi, Ussama
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM W HUM 327 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
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
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 18
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 28-NOV-2021 6:05AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
10-DEC-2021  
7:00PM - 10:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: Seminar explores evolution of American involvement in the Middle East from missionary origins in the early 19th century to superpower hegemony in the 20th. Puts into perspective central issues such as the U.S. role in the Arab-Israeli conflict, the question of terrorism, and the U.S. invasion/occupation of Iraq in 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.) Cross-list: HIST 603. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HIST 436 if student has credit for HIST 603.