Fall 2013 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
The widespread transnational migration of Muslims to North America, Australia, and Europe and the proliferation of interregional and globalizing Islamic movements raise a number of thematic issues this course will explore. How do Muslims understand differences between themselves and non-Muslims? How do Muslims apprehend and manage differences among themselves? What transnational and interregional forms of identification and sociopolitical forms of organizing do they develop? We will examine these questions not only in relation to contemporary Muslim movements, but historical precursors as well.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
Works by Amitar Ghosh, Engseng Ho, Karen Leonard, John Bowen, Lawrence Lauer, Caroline Osella, Filippo Osella, Barbara Metcalf, and others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Reading responses, short paper (4-5 pp.), final paper (12-15 pp.), seminar presentations.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the "Historical Traditions" OR "Method and Theory" requirement for the Religion department major.
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