Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for Summer and Fall 2020

The Middle East Studies Program in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will offer courses in anthropology, Arabic language, history, literature, and political science during the Summer and Fall 2020 terms.

Course offerings reflect the diverse specialties and academic interests of the program's faculty, and maybe used to satisfy requirements for the MEST major and minor. All summer session courses are being taught remotely.

Summer 2020 Courses

ARAB 1003-001 Elementary Arabic I
M-F 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor TBA

PLSC 3523 Politics of the Middle East
M-F 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ghadbian, ghadbian@uark.edu

PLSC 4843 Middle East in World Affairs
M-F 12:45 - 2:15 p.m.
Ghadbian, ghadbian@uark.edu

Fall 2020 Courses

ANTH 4533 Middle East Cultures
T/Th 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Swedenburg, tsweden@uark.edu

ARAB 1013-001 Elementary Arabic II
M/W/F 8:35 - 9:25 a.m.
Alzouwain, halzoin@uark.edu

ARAB 1013-002 Elementary Arabic II
M/W/F 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
Alzouwain, halzoin@uark.edu

ARAB 1016-001 Intensive Arabic I
M/W/F 9:40 - 10:30 a.m.
T/Th 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
P Haydar, phaydar@uark.edu

ARAB 1016-002 Intensive Arabic I
M/W/F 10:45 - 11:35 a.m.
T/Th 11:00 - 12:15 p.m.
P Haydar, phaydar@uark.edu

ARAB 3016/H Intensive Arabic III
M/W/F 9:40 - 10:30 a.m.
T/Th 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
A Haydar, ahaydar@uark.edu

ARAB 4023 Advanced Arabic I
T/Th 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
A Haydar, ahaydar@uark.edu

ARAB 4213 Introduction to Arab Culture
T/Th 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Mahmoud, rmahmoud@uark.edu

GEOS 4043/H Geography of the Middle East
W 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Paradise, paradise@uark.edu

HIST 3033 Islamic Civilization
T/Th 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Antov, antov@uark.edu

HIST 3853 Crusades: Islamic Perspectives
T/Th 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Antov, antov@uark.edu

MEST 2013 Introduction to Middle East Studies
M/W 4:35 - 5:50 p.m.
Kahf, mkahf@uark.edu

PLSC 3523 Politics of the Middle East
M/W/F 9:40 - 10:30 a.m.
Doody, krdoody@uark.edu

PLSC 400V-001 Gender and Politics in the Middle East
T/Th 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Saeidi, saeidi@uark.edu
Cross-listed with MEST 4103-002

PLSC 400V-002 Citizenship in the Middle East
T/Th 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Saeidi, saeidi@uark.edu
Cross-listed with MEST 4103-003

PLSC 4593 Islam and Politics
M/W, 3:05 - 4:20 p.m.
Ghadbian, ghadbian@uark.edu

About the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies: The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies is an academic and research unit in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, dedicated to the study of the modern Middle East and the geo-cultural area in which Islamic civilization prospered and continues to shape world history. More information about the King Fahd Center can be found at mest.uark.edu. For ongoing news, follow the Center on Facebook and Twitter.

Contacts

Nani Verzon, project/program specialist
Middle East Studies Program
479-575-2175, hverzon@uark.edu

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