Fall 2011 Course List

This is the updated course list for Fall 2011.  We are working on getting the list up on the MESP website.  Please email uschamil@wisc.edu or cmes@mideast.wisc.edu with questions/concerns.

Fall 2011 Courses in Middle East Studies (Fall 20ll Course List)

Core Course

LCA 266 Topic: Introduction to the Middle East


Hebrew and Semitic Studies 101 First Semester Modern Hebrew

Hebrew and Semitic Studies 103/303 Elementary Biblical Hebrew

African Languages and Literature – LCA 321 First Semester Arabic

LCA 339 First Semester Turkish

LCA 363 First Semester Persian

Religion and Culture

Religious Studies 211 Introduction to Judaism

Religious Studies 271 Religion in History & Culture: The West

LCA-Religious Studies 370 Islam: Religion and Culture

History and Social Science

History-LCA-Religious Studies 205 Making of Islamic World:  Middle East, 500-1500

History 200 Historical Studies – Crusades: Violence and Religion*

History-Medieval Studies-Religious Studies 309 Crusades: Christianity, Judaism & Islam

History-Religious Studies 379 Islam in Iran

Political Science – Jewish Studies 665 Israeli Politics and Society

Advanced Language (May count up to 3 credits)

Hebrew & Semitic Studies-Jewish Studies  301 Introduction to Hebrew Literature African Languages & Literatures-

LCA  445  Readings in Advanced Arabic Texts I

LCA Language  539  Fifth Semester Turkish & Azeri

LCA Language  563 Fifth Semester Persian

Hebrew & Semitic Studies 601 elements of Aramaic I

Elective Courses

Medieval Studies-History-Religious Studies 112 The World of Late Antiquity

Hebrew & Semitic Studies 217 Introduction to Biblical Literature

Literature in Translation 214 Literatures of Central Asia in Translation

East Asian Studies-LCA 236 Bascom Course: Culture and Imperialism on the Silk Route

Hebrew & Semitic Studies 241 Introduction to Biblical Archaeology

LCA 314 Literatures of Central Asia

Anthropology 330 Muslims in the West*

LCA 379 Cities of Asia*

Hebrew & Semitic Studies-Jewish Studies 401 Survey of Modern Hebrew Literature

Hebrew & Semitic Studies-Jewish Studies 451 Biblical Archaeology I

Hebrew & Semitic Studies-Jewish Studies 513 Biblical Texts, Poetry

Hebrew & Semitic Studies-Jewish Studies 533 Readings in Contemporary Hebrew Literature

History of Science-Medical History & Bioethics-Population Health Sciences 553 International Health and Global Society

Hebrew & Semitic Studies 643 Pentateuchal Narratives*

* Course may not yet show up in DARS, please address Professor Uli Schamiloglu (uschamil@wisc.edu) with questions.