Schwalb Center Courses
Israel & Jewish Studies Courses
RELI 3500-001 – RELI 8900-001 – HIST 4910-002 – INST 4140-002
Mondays | 1:00PM-3:40PM | Arts and Sciences Hall 378
Instructor: Curtis Hutt
This course examines apocalyptic and millenarian movements in a wide variety of cultures in the past and present with a special focus on visions of the end of the world found in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
RELI 3500-850 – RELI 8900-851
Instructor: Rami Arav
U.S. IMMIGRATION AND ETHNIC HISTORY
Mondays and Wednesdays | 10:00AM-11:15AM | Arts and Sciences Hall 217
Instructor: Danielle Battisti
A study of American immigration from the colonial era to the present. Topics covered include Old World origins of migration, the old immigrants from western Europe, the new immigrants from southern and eastern Europe, non-European immigrants, native-born American responses to immigrants, the periods of immigrant adjustment in the new physical environment, and the contemporary revival of ethnicity.
THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST
HIST 2190 - RELI 2190 - SOC 2190
Tuesdays and Thursdays | 2:30PM-3:45PM | Arts and Sciences Hall 380
Instructor: James Clark
An interdisciplinary study of the social, religious and historical dimensions of contemporary issues and events which make the Middle East cultural and geographic region a crucible of global tensions.
CONFLICTS, PEACEBUILDING, & ETHICS
RELI 4220/8226 - CACT 8226-850
Instructor: Rory Conces
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the nature of violent conflict, including terrorism, and a variety of the mechanisms for peacebuilding. The course will also explore human rights and the ethics of intervention. This course supports the Ethics and Values concentration in the Master of Arts in Critical and Creative Thinking.
ANIME AND RELIGION
RELI 3500-003 – INST 4140-007
Tuesdays and Thursdays | 10:00AM-11:15AM | Allwine Hall 309
Instructor: Julien Fielding
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Tuesdays and Thursdays | 11:30AM-12:45PM | Arts and Sciences Hall 279
Instructor: Ramazan Kilinc
This course introduces students to government and politics in the contemporary Middle East, including considerations of state formation, authoritarianism and democratization, state-society relations, religion, culture, gender, and economy.
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