Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

HUMA 129 001 (CRN: 25640)

WHO IS A TERRORIST?

Long Title: WHO IS A TERRORIST? A BIG QUESTIONS COURSE
Department: History
Instructor: Makdisi, Ussama
Meeting: 2:00PM - 3:15PM MW TBA TBA (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
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: 50
Section Enrolled: 39
Enrollment data as of: 5-DEC-2021 5:17PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: Who is a terrorist? Does it depend on the religion of the perpetrator? Why are some killings of innocent people widely discussed as terrorism while others are not? What is the relationship between the discourse of terrorism and the actual objective history of violence that the term obscures?