Critical Genealogies of the Middle East: An examination of the canon of Middle East scholarship
This course provides an in-depth investigation into the various theoretical and textual traditions that inform interdisciplinary Middle East studies with a focus on History, Cultural Studies, Religion and Social Sciences. Interdisciplinary in scope, the course will maintain a disciplinary rigor so that students learn how knowledge is produced within the framework of specific disciplines. Foci include social history, literary theory, critical visual studies, and postcolonial theory. One course / 3 units.