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  1. Week 1: Introduction to the Course (8 July) 0 items
  2. Week 1: What is the Middle East? (10 July) 0 items
    Introduction of the Assigned Textbook (Contemporary Politics in the Middle East by Beverley Milton-Edwards, Fourth Edition, 2018, Polity Books)
  3. Week 2: Colonial Rule (15 July) 0 items
    Chapter 1 of the Assigned Textbook
  4. Week 2: Nationalism (17 July) 0 items
    Chapter 2 of the Assigned Textbook
  5. Week 3: Political Economy of the Middle East (22 July) 0 items
    Chapter 3 of the Assigned Textbook
  6. Week 3: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (24 July) 0 items
    Chapter 4 of the Assigned Textbook
  7. Week 4: Political Islam (29 July) 0 items
    Chapter 5 of the Assigned Textbook
  8. Week 4: Democratizing the Middle East (31 July) 0 items
    Chapter 6 of the Assigned Textbook
  9. Week 5: Women in the Middle East (5 August) 0 items
    Chapter 7 of the Assigned Textbook
  10. Week 5: Minorities in the Middle East (7 August) 0 items
    Chapter 8 of the Assigned Textbook
  11. Week 6: Test Review (12 August) 0 items
    No Reading
  12. Week 6 (14 August) 0 items
    Midterm Test
  13. Trimester Break: No Class (17-28 August) 0 items
  14. Week 7 (2 September): Movie Part 1: Persepolis 0 items
    No reading BUT RESEARCH ESSAY DUE
  15. Week 7: Movie Part 2: Persepolis (4 September) 0 items
    No reading
  16. Week 8: Foreign Affairs of the Middle East (9 September) 0 items
    Chapter 10 of the Assigned Textbook
  17. Week 8: The Arab Spring and Beyond (11 September) 0 items
    Chapter 11 of the Assigned Textbook
  18. Week 9: Guest Lecturer TBA (16 September) 0 items
  19. Week 9: Guest Lecturer TBA (18 September) 0 items
  20. Week 10: Egypt (23 September) 0 items
    Reading TBA
  21. Week 10: Syria (25 September) 0 items
    Reading TBA
  22. Week 11: Iran (30 September) 0 items
    Reading TBA
  23. Week 11: Turkey (2 October) 0 items
    Reading TBA
  24. Week 12: (7 October) 0 items
    Test Review
  25. Week 12: Final Test (9 October) 0 items