Middle East-Related Courses, Spring 2017

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. Register for courses here.

Middle Eastern Studies

MES 130
New Approaches to Crises and Political Transition in the Middle East and North Africa

Bartu
MW 5-6:30 PM

MES 190
TBD

Zoughbie
M 4-6PM

MES 197
Field Study: KPFA “Voices of the Middle East and North Africa” internship

Gottreich
2 Units
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MES 199 01
Stevens Global Ambassadors Project: Public Health and Conflict in the Middle East

Lukas
Variable Units
TBD

MES H195 001
Honors in Middle Eastern Studies
Ballenger
4 Units
M
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Near Eastern Studies

NESTUD R1B 001
Reading & Composition in Near Eastern Studies
Jensen
4 Units
Tu,Th
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

NESTUD 15 001
Introduction to Near Eastern Art & Archaeology
Porter
4 Units
Tu, Th
9:30 am – 11:00 am

NESTUD 24 001
Freshmen Seminar: Animals in Ancient Egypt
Redmount
1 Unit
F
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

NES 101
Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt

Redmount
W 2-5 PM

NESTUD 109 001
Mesopotamian History
Rochberg
3 Units
M
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

NESTUD 129 001
Arts of Iran and Central Asia
Mehendale
4 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

NESTUD 140 001
Topics of Islamic Thought and Institutions
Bazian
3 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

NESTUD 146B 001
Islam
Redmount; Faruque
3 Units
M, W
5:00 pm – 6:29 pm

NESTUD 150B 001
Arabic Literature in Translation
Diab
3 Units
Tu, Th
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

NESTUD 155 001
Wonder and the Fantastic: “The Thousand and One Nights” in World Literary Imagination
Larkin
3 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:29 pm

NESTUD 162 001
History of Persian Literature
4 Units
W
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

NESTUD 165 001
Film and Fiction of Iran
Pirnazar
4 Units
W
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

NESTUD 180 001
The Quran and Its Interpretation
3 Units
Tu, Th
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

NESTUD 190B 101
Special Topics in Fields of Near Eastern Studies: Egyptian Studies
4 Units
Tu, Th
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

NESTUD 190H 101
Disability in Israeli Literature, Film, and the Arts
Ilana Szobel
4 Units
W
2:00 pm – 4:59 pm

Global Studies

GLOBAL 110M 001
Middle East In Global Context
4 units
M, W
6:30 pm – 7:59 pm

English

ENGLISH 24 003
Freshmen Seminar; Graphic Journalism Reading Joe Sacco’s Palestine
1 Unit
Tu
9:00 am – 11:00 am

History

HISTORY 100M 001
Special Topics in the History of the Middle East: The Emergence of the Modern Middle East
4 Units
Tu, Thu
8:00 am – 9:30 am

HISTORY 103M 001
Proseminar: Problems in Interpretation in the Several Fields of History: Middle East
4 units
F
12:00 pm – 1:59 pm

HISTORY 109C 001
The Middle East From the 18th Century to the Present
4 Units
M, W, F
9:00 am – 9:59 am

HISTORY 103M
Egypt Between Empires
4 Units
F
12:00pm-2:00pm

Peace and Conflict Studies

PACS 10
Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

Zook
TuTh 5-6:30 PM

PACS 127
Human Rights and Global Politics

Ogata
TuTh 12:30-2 PM

PACS 151
International Conflict: Analysis and Resolution

Randhawa
TuTh 12:30-2 PM

PACS H195
Senior Thesis

4 Units
M
2:00-4:59 PM

Gender & Women’s Studies

GWS 14 001
Gender, Sexuality, and Race in Global Political Issues
4 Units
Tu, Th
9:30 am – 10:59 am

Asian American Studies

ASAMST 128AC 001
Muslims in America
4 Units
M, W
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Jewish Studies

JEWISH 101 001
The Cultural Legacies of the Jews
3 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Music

Music 80
Studies of Musics of the World
4 Units
Tu, Th
11:00 am – 12:29 pm

 

LANGUAGE COURSES

NESTUD 190A 004
Kurdish
4 Units
Tu, Th
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

SEMITIC 100B
Aramaic

3 Units
M, W
12:30 pm – 1:59 pm

Arabic

ARABIC 1B 001
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
8:00 am – 9:00 am

ARABIC 1B 002
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
9:00 am – 10:00 am

ARABIC 1B 003
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
10:00 am – 11:00 am

ARABIC 1B 004
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am – 12:00 am

ARABIC 1B 005
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ARABIC 1B 006
Elementary Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

ARABIC 20B 001
Intermediate Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
9:00 am – 10:00 am

ARABIC 20B 002
Intermediate Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

ARABIC 20B 003
Intermediate Arabic
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

ARABIC 100B 001
Advanced Arabic
3 Units
M, W, F
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

ARABIC 107 001
Arabic Historical and Geographical Texts
3 Units
Tu, Th
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

ARABIC H195 002
Senior Honors Thesis

ARABIC 22B 001
History of Arabic
3 Units
M
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

EGYPT 101B 001
Intermediate Egyptian
3 Units
M, W
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Armenian

Armenian 1B
Intro Armenian
Seropian
TuTH 11-12:30 PM

Armenian 101B
Continuing Armenian
Seropian
TuTH 12:30-2 PM

Hebrew

HEBREW 1B 001

Elementary Hebrew
Adler
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
10:00 am – 10:59 am

HEBREW 20B 001
Intermediate Hebrew
5 Units
M, Tu, W, Th, F
11:00 am – 11:59 am

HEBREW 100B
Advanced Hebrew
Adler
TuTH 12:30-2 PM

HEBREW 104B 001
Modern Hebrew Literature and Culture
Kronfeld

3 Units
W
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Persian

Persian 1B
Elementary Modern Persian
5 Units
MTWRF 1-2 PM

Persian 11B
Reading and Composition for Persian-Speaking Students
Mirsharifi
5 Units
MTWRF 10-11 AM

Persian 20B
Intermediate Modern Persian
Mirsharifi
5 Units
MTWRF 12-1 PM

Persian 100B
Advanced Persian
Fani
5 Units
MWF 1-2 PM

Persian 104B
Contemporary Persian Literature
Ahmadi
3 Units
TTh 9:30-11 AM

Turkish

Turkish 1B
Elementary Modern Turkish
Genell
MTWTF 10-11 AM

Turkish 101B
Reading Modern Turkish
Ekici
TTh 11-12:30 PM

TURKISH 198 001
Directed Group Study for Upper Division Students
2 Units
F
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm