Middle East-Related Courses, Spring 2018

Note: Course lists are provided as a courtesy to students. Not all courses listed here are automatically applicable to the MES major or minor. Please contact an advisor in IAS in 101 Stephens Hall (iastp@berkeley.edu) for more information on major and minor course planning.

Middle Eastern Studies

M E STU H195
Honors in Middle Eastern Studies
4 Units
M
2:00-4:59 PM

Near Eastern Studies

NESTUD R1B 001
Reading and Composition in Near Eastern Studies
4 Units
Tu,Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

NESTUD 15
Introduction to Near Eastern Art and Archaeology
4 Units
Tu,Th
9:30 am – 10:59 pm

NESTUD 24 001
Freshmen Seminar
1 Unit
W
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

NESTUD 39B 001
The Abrahamic Religions
3 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

NE STUD 105A
Ancient Mesopotamia Documents and Literature
3 Units
Tu, Th
3:30 pm – 4:59 pm

NE STUD 126
Silk Road Art & Archaeology

Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

NE STUD C135 001
Jewish Civilization 1: The Biblical Period
4 Units
M, W, F
12:00 pm – 12:59 pm

NE STUD C188 001
Magic, Religion, and Science: The Ancient and Medieval Worlds
4 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

NE STUD 150B 001
Safar – Travel in Arabic Literature
3 Units
Tu, Th
3:30 pm – 4:59 pm

NE STUD 175
History and Culture of Afghanistan
3 Units
Tu, Th
12:30 pm – 1:59 pm

NE STUD 180
The Quran and Its Interpretation
3 Units
Tu,Th
5:00 pm – 6:29 pm

NESTUD 202 001
Fields, Methods and Current Trends in Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Studies
2 to 4 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:29 pm

NESTUD 290E 001
Special Studies: Hebrew
1 to 5 Units
W
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

SEMETIC 100B 001
Aramaic
3 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

SEMITIC 209B 001
Northwest Semitic Epigraphy
4 Units
W
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

NES R1B 001
Reading and composition in Near Eastern Studies
4 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

History of Art

HISTART 192H 001
Undergraduate Seminar: Middle East Conceptualisms (Modern/Contemporary Art)
4 Units
W
9:00 am – 11:59 pm

HISTART 190B 001
Ancient, Breaking Boundaries: The Persian in Greek and Roman art (500 BC to AD 600)
4 Units
Tu,Th
5:00 pm – 6:29 pm

HISTART 151
Art in Late Antiquity: Late Antique Art from the Catacombs of the Dome of the Rock
4 Units
Tu,Th
5:00 pm – 6:29 pm

History

HISTORY 12
The Middle East
4 Units
Tu,Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

HISTORY 109C 001
The Middle East from 18th Century to Present
4 Units
M, W, F
2:00 pm – 2:59 pm

HISTORY 100M 001
Special Topics in the History of the Middle East
4 Units
M, W, F
12:00 pm – 12:59 pm

Jewish Studies

JEWISH 200 001
Advanced Topics in Jewish Studies: The Power of Failure: Rethinking Hebrew Literary History
4 Units
Tu, Th
12:00 pm – 2:59 pm

JEWISH 123
Social Structure, Inequality, and Political Cleavages in Israel
4 Units
Tu,Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

JEWISH 122
Theological Challenges for Contemporary Judaism
3 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 AM – 12:29 PM

JEWISH 121
Topics in Jewish Music
4 Units
Tu
12:30 PM – 3:29 PM

Asian American Studies

ASAMST 132AC
Islamophobia and Constructing Otherness
4 Units
M,W
5 PM – 6:30 PM

Global Studies

GLOBAL 110M 001
Middle East in Global Context
3 Units
M, W
6:30 pm – 7:59 pm

GLOBAL 142 001
Jews and Muslims
4 Units
Tu, Th
5:00 pm – 6:29 pm

Political Science

POLSCI 149R
Selected Topics in Area Studies: The Arab-Palestinian Society in Israel: Trends of Integration vs. Segregation
4 Units
M
2 PM – 5 PM

POLSCI 149S
The Political Economy of Israel
4 Units
Tu, Th
9:30 AM – 10:59 AM

South and Southeast Asian Studies

SASIAN 144 001
Islam in South Asia
4 Units
Tu, Th
12:30 PM – 1:59 PM

Legal Studies

LEGALST 174
Comparative Constitutional Law: The Case of Israel
4 Units
Tu, Th
8:00 AM – 9:29 AM

Anthropology

ANTHRO 189
Trauma in Contemporary Israel: The Politics of PTSD Between and Within Nations
4 Units
Tu, Th
9:30 AM – 10:59 AM

Music

Music 180
Music in Contemporary Israel
3 Units
Tu
12:30 PM – 3:29 PM

Gender Women

GWS 14
Gender, Sexuality, and Race in Global Political Issues
4 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:29 pm

Language Courses  

Arabic

Arabic 1B 001
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
8:00 am – 8:59 am

Arabic 1B 002
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
10:00 am – 10:59 am

Arabic 1B 003
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am – 11:59 am

Arabic 1B 004
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
1:00 pm – 1:59 pm

Arabic 1B 006
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
2:00 pm – 2:59 pm 

Arabic 20B 001
Intermediate Arabic
5 units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
9:00 am- 9:59 am

Arabic 20B 002
Intermediate Arabic
5 units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am- 11:59 am

Arabic 20B 003
Intermediate Arabic
5 units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
3:00 pm- 3:59 pm

Arabic 100B 001
Advanced Arabic
3 units
M, W, F
11:00 am – 11:59 am

Arabic 107 001
Arabic Historical and Geographical Texts
3 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:29 pm

Arabic 115B
Colloquial Arabic: Egyptian Colloquial Arabic
4 units
M, W
1:00 pm -1:59 pm
Tu, Th
1:00 pm- 1:59 pm

Arabic 220 001
Seminar in Classical Arabic Literature
3 units
(Time TBD)

Arabic 298 002
Lan tatakallama lughati – The Politics and Practice of Translation between Arabic and English
1 to 4 units
W
4:00 pm – 6:59 pm

Armenian

ARMENI 1B 001
Introductory Armenian
3 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

ARMENI 101B 001
Continuing Armenian
3 Units
Tu, Th
12:30 pm- 1:59 pm

ARMENI 124 001
Armenian Literature in Social Context
4 Units
Tu, Th
5:00 pm- 6:29 pm

Hebrew
HEBREW 1B 001
Elementary Hebrew
5 Units
M, W
10:00 am- 10:59 am

HEBREW 20B 001
Intermediate Hebrew
5 Units
M
11:00 am- 12:59 pm

HEBREW 100B 001
Advanced Hebrew: Israeli Cinema
3 Units
W
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

HEBREW 106B 001
Elementary Biblical Hebrew
3 Units
Tu, Th
12:30 pm – 1:59 pm 

HEBREW 201B 001
Advanced Late Antique Hebrew Texts
3 Units
Tu
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

Persian

PERSIAN 1B 001
Elementary Modern Persian
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
10:00 am – 10:59 am

PERSIAN 11B 001
Reading and Composition for Persian-Speaking Students
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
1:00 pm – 1:59 pm

PERSIAN 20B 001
Intermediate Modern Persian
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am- 11:59 am

PERSIAN 100B 001
Advanced Persian
3 Units
M, W, F
1:00 pm – 1:59 pm

PERSIAN 103B 001
Classical Persian Poetry
3 Units
Tu, Th,
9:30 am – 10:59 am

Turkish

TURKISH 1B 001
Elementary Modern Turkish
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am – 11:59 am

TURKISH 100B 001
Intermediate Modern Turkish
5 Units
M, W, F
9:00 am – 10:40 am