Five College Consortium

Five College Middle Eastern Studies Program

Spring 2018 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ASLC 282 01 Muslim Reformers 19/20th Tariq Jaffer, Monica Ringer TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
ASLC 285 01 Qur'an Controversies Tariq Jaffer F 12:00PM-02:30PM Amherst College
RELI 281 01 Muslim Reformers 19/20th Tariq Jaffer, Monica Ringer TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
RELI 285 01 Qur'an Controversies Tariq Jaffer F 12:00PM-02:30PM Amherst College
GNDST 210SL 01 Women & Gender in Islam Amina Steinfels MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 207 01 Women & Gender in Islam Amina Steinfels MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
MES 203 01 INTRO: MES COMPARATIV POLITICS Steven Heydemann TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MES 220 01 THE ARAB SPRING Steven Heydemann TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
REL 246 01 ISLAMIC THOUGHT & MODERNITY Suleiman Mourad MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
REL 248 01 TOPICS IN MODERN ISLAM: JIHAD Suleiman Mourad MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ANTHRO 397ME 01 ST-Kurdistan & Contemp MidEast Ahmad Mohammadpour TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 102 01 Elemntr Four-Skilled Arabic II Nahla Khalil M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM; TU TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 102 02 Elemntr Four-Skilled Arabic II Shaimaa Moustafa M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM; TU TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 202 01 Intrmd Four-Skilled Arabic II Nahla Khalil M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM; TU TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 261H 01 Modern Arabic Literature Annette Lienau M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ENGLISH 491AS 01 S-Arabian Nights in World Lit Mazen Naous TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01 Middle East Hist II Joshua Georgy TU TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AA Middle East Hist II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AB Middle East Hist II Joshua Georgy F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AC Middle East Hist II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ASLC 287 01 Islamic Intellec Trad Tariq Jaffer F 12:00PM-02:30PM Amherst College
ASLC 459 01 Inside Iran Monica Ringer TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
HIST 190 01 Middle Eastern History Monica Ringer MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
HIST 492 01 Inside Iran Monica Ringer TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
RELI 287 01 Islamic Intellec Trad Tariq Jaffer F 12:00PM-02:30PM Amherst College
CSI 0117 1 A History of Partition Aaron Berman;Uditi Sen 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
CSI 0221 1 Israel and Palestine Aaron Berman 09:00AM-10:20AM TU;09:00AM-10:20AM TH Hampshire College
RELIG 102 01 Introduction to Islam Amina Steinfels MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ARA 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY ARABIC May George MWF 09:00-09:50; TTh 09:00-09:50 Smith College
ARA 100Y 02 ELEMENTARY ARABIC May George MTWThF 03:00-03:50 Smith College
ARA 200 01 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I May George MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ARA 300 01 ADVANCED ARABIC I John Weinert MWF 02:40-04:00 Smith College
GOV 347 01 SEM:POLITICS-N. AFRICA Gregory White T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
HST 208 01 MAKING OF MODERN MIDDLE EAST Mukaram Hhana TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
JUD 101 01 ELEMENTARY MODERN HEBREW I Joanna Caravita MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MES 100 01 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST STUDIES Steven Heydemann W 07:30-09:20 Smith College
MES 217 01 INTL REL & REG ORDER-MID EAST Steven Heydemann TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MUS 220 01 TOPICS WORLD: ISLAMIC MUSIC Margaret Sarkissian TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
REL 245 01 THE ISLAMIC TRADITION Suleiman Mourad MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
REL 345 01 S: ISLAMIC THOUGHT-SHARI'A LAW Suleiman Mourad MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College

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Spring 2017 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
RELI 187 01 Discovering Islam Tariq Jaffer TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
RELI 285 01 Qur'an Controversies Tariq Jaffer W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
ANTHR 316ME 01 Polit/Contemp Middle East Elif Babul W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 210SL 01 Women & Gender in Islam Amina Steinfels TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 207 01 Women & Gender in Islam Amina Steinfels TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 311 01 Sufism:the Mystic Path - Islam Amina Steinfels TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ARH 280 05 COLQ: PERSIAN PAINTING Alex Seggerman TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
GOV 224 01 CLQ: GLOBALIZATION-ISLAM PERSP Bozena Welborne MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
GOV 231 01 COLQ:WOMEN'S SOCL MOVE/ MID E. Bozena Welborne MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
HST 209 01 CLQ: WOMEN GEND POWR MID EAST Mukaram Hhana TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
JUD 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY MODERN HEBREW Joanna Caravita MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
JUD 288 01 HISTORY OF ISRAEL Justin Cammy MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MES 230 01 SOCIETY & DEVEL IN MIDDLE EAST Steven Heydemann TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MES 380 01 SEM:AUTHORITARIANISM-MID EAST Steven Heydemann Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ARABIC 102 01 Elemntr Four-Skilled Arabic II Nahla Khalil M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM; TU TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 102 02 Elemntr Four-Skilled Arabic II Nahla Khalil M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM; TU TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 146 01 Elementary Arabic II Tayeb El-Hibri M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 202 01 Intrmd Four-Skilled Arabic II Nahla Khalil M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM; TU TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ARABIC 246 01 Intermediate Arabic II Tayeb El-Hibri M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ART-HIST 385 01 Great Themes in Art Walter Denny TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 331 01 Anthro and Middle East Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ARHA 152 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 142 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 341 01 Anthro and Middle East Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ASLC 382 01 Islamic Intellec Trad Tariq Jaffer TH 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
HIST 294 01 History of Israel Adi Gordon TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELI 382 01 Islamic Intellec Trad Tariq Jaffer TH 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ARTH 271 01 Arts of Islam: Books, Mosque Michael Davis MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ASIAN 271 01 Arts of Islam: Books, Mosque Michael Davis MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ARH 228 01 ISLAMIC ART & ARCHITECTURE Alex Seggerman TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GOV 248 01 ARAB-ISRAELI DISPUTE Bozena Welborne MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
JUD 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY MODERN HEBREW Joanna Caravita MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MES 220 01 THE ARAB SPRING Steven Heydemann TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
HEBREW 110 01 Elem Modern Hebrew I Ofir Zussman M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HEBREW 110 02 Elem Modern Hebrew I Ofir Zussman M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HEBREW 120 01 Elem Modern Hebrew II Ofir Zussman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HEBREW 230 01 Intermediate Modern Hebrew I Joanna Caravita TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HEBREW 301 01 Adv Modern Hebrew I Joanna Caravita TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 130 01 Middle East History I Anne Broadbridge TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
JUDAIC 189 01 Culture &Immigration in Israel Olga Gershenson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0221 1 Israel and Palestine Aaron Berman 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0293 1 Ethnographies of/Global South Hiba Bou Akar;Roosbelinda Cardenas 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
HIST 111 01 Making of Modern Middle East Reem Bailony TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 301MD 01 The Modern Middle East Reem Bailony W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ARH 280 02 COLQ:19TH C. ART/MIDDLE EAST Alexandra Seggerman TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GOV 224 01 COLQ:GLOBALIZTN-ISLAMIC PERSP Bozena Welborne MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 497K 01 ST-Arch Ancient Near East Michael Sugerman M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 691GS 01 S-Reading the Global South Annette Lienau TU 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01 Middle East Hist II Johan Mathew TU TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AA Middle East Hist II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AB Middle East Hist II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AC Middle East Hist II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AD Middle East Hist II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AE Middle East Hist II F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 131 01AF Middle East Hist II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 392P 01 S-Globalizatin/IndianOceanHist Johan Mathew TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
JUDAIC 366 01 Modern Israel: Hist, Soc, Cltr Jay Berkovitz TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
MIDEAST 190A 01 WtrOil&Blood:MdEast/GlblPol David Mednicoff TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
MIDEAST 391A 01 S-IslamicSocty&Culture/MdlAges Tayeb El-Hibri TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBP&ADM 190A 01 WaterOil&Blood:MidEast/GlblPol David Mednicoff TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

Fall 2015 Middle Eastern Studies Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ARAB 101 01 First-Year Arabic I Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 201 01 Second-Year Arabic I Olla Al-Shalchi, Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 401 01 4th Yr/Media Arabic Mohamed Hassan MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ARHA 152 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ARHA 267 01 Arts of the Book Yael Rice TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 142 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ASLC 267 01 Arts of the Book Yael Rice TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 459 01 Inside Iran Monica Ringer TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
HIST 319 01 Rel/Empires/Secular Sts Monica Ringer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
HIST 492 01 Inside Iran Monica Ringer TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
RELI 322 01 Rel/Empires/Secular Sts Monica Ringer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
CSI 0117 1 A History of Partition Aaron Berman;Uditi Sen 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0227 1 The U.S. & Arab Nationalsim Aaron Berman 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
LS 0110 1 Elementary Arabic I Alaa Razeq 10:30AM-11:20AM M,T,W,TH,F Hampshire College
ASIAN 130 01 First Year Arabic I Heba Arafah MTWTHF 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ARA 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY ARABIC John Weinert MTWThF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
ARA 200 01 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I Olla Al-Shalchi MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ARA 300 01 ADVANCED ARABIC I John Weinert MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 214 01 ECONOMIES/MIDDLE E./N. AFRICA Karen Pfeifer TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
GOV 326 01 SEMINAR/COMPARATIVE POLITICS Bozena Welborne T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

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Spring 2015 Middle Eastern Studies Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 431 01 Istanbul Christopher Dole, Monica Ringer T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ASLC 148 01 Middle East 1800-Present Monica Ringer TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
ASLC 356 01 Islamic Mystic Tradition Tariq Jaffer W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
RELI 187 01 Intro Islamic Traditions Tariq Jaffer TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
CS 0308 1 Evolution, Islam, Modernity Salman Hameed 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
CSI 0221 1 Israel and Palestine Aaron Berman 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0236 1 Middle Eastern Economics Omar Dahi 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College
ARTH 271 01 Arts of Islam: Books, Mosque Michael Davis TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 207 01 Women & Gender in Islam Amina Steinfels TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 311 01 Sufism:the Mystic Path - Islam Amina Steinfels TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ARA 201 01 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC II Olla Al-Shalchi MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ARA 301 01 ADVANCED ARABIC II John Weinert MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
FRN 230 01 COLLOQUIUM IN FRENCH STUDIES Oriane Morriet TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FRN 230 02 COLLOQUIUM IN FRENCH STUDIES Helene Visentin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GOV 224 01 COLQ: ISLAM AND DEVELOPMENT Bozena Welborne MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
HST 227 01 COLQ:MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN HISTORY Joshua Birk MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MES 400 0 SPECIAL STUDIES Smith College
REL 246 01 ISLAMIC THOUGHT & MODERNITY Suleiman Mourad MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
REL 247 01 THE QUR'AN Suleiman Mourad MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
SPN 332 01 SEM: THE MIDDLE AGES TODAY Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College

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Fall 2014 Middle Eastern Studies Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ARAB 101 01 First-Year Arabic I Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 201 01 Second-Year Arabic I John Weinert, Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 401 01 4th Yr/Media Arabic Mohamed Hassan MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
RELI 284 01 Knowledge Triumphant Tariq Jaffer W 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
LS 0110 1 Elementary Arabic I Brahim Oulbeid 09:00AM-09:50AM M,T,W,TH,F Hampshire College
ASIAN 130 01 First Year Arabic I Heba Arafah MTWTHF 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ASIAN 232 01 Second Year Arabic I Heba Arafah MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ASIAN 332 01 Third Year Arabic I Heba Arafah MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ARA 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY ARABIC Olla Al-Shalchi MTWThF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
ARA 100Y 02 ELEMENTARY ARABIC Olla Al-Shalchi MTWThF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
ARA 200 01 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I Olla Al-Shalchi MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ARA 300 01 ADVANCED ARABIC I John Weinert MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ARABIC 201 01 Intrmd Four-Skilled Arabic I Nahla Khalil M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM; TU TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ART-HIST 348 01 Islamic Art & Architecture II Walter Denny M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 261H 01 Modern Arabic Literature Nahla Khalil TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 130 01 Middle East History I Anne Broadbridge TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 343H 01 Modern Middle East Mary Wilson TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
JUDAIC 374 01 Culture &Immigration in Israel Olga Gershenson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
MIDEAST 377 01 PopularCulture/Israel&Palestne Olga Gershenson W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
POLISCI 391PT 01 S-Medieval Political Thought Yasmeen Daifallah TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

Spring 2014 Middle Eastern Studies Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ARAB 102 01 First-Year Arabic II Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 202 01 Second-Year Arabic II Olla Al-Shalchi, Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 302 01 Third-Year Arabic II Olla Al-Shalchi, Mohamed Hassan MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ARAB 402 01 Fourth-Year Arabic II Mohamed Hassan MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ASLC 320 01 Rel/Empires/Secular Sts Trent Maxey, Monica Ringer MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
HIST 319 01 Rel/Empires/Secular Sts Trent Maxey, Monica Ringer MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
RELI 385 01 Islamic Mystic Tradition Tariq Jaffer W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
CSI 0230 1 Middle Eastern Economics Omar Dahi 12:30PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
CSI 0271 1 Global War on Terror Falguni Sheth 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
ASIAN 131 01 First Year Arabic II Heba Arafah MTWTHF 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ASIAN 233 01 Second Year Arabic II Heba Arafah MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
IR 222 01 U.S., Israel & the Arabs Hasan Kosebalaban TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
RELIG 239 01 LoveFam/Contmp Iranian Cinema Victoria Gardner TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ARA 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY ARABIC John Weinert MTWThF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
ARA 100Y 02 ELEMENTARY ARABIC John Weinert MTWThF 11:00-11:50 Smith College
ARA 201 01 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC II Brahim Oulbeid MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ARA 301 01 ADVANCED ARABIC II John Weinert MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
HST 209 01 COLQ:ASPECTS MIDDLE EAST HIST Nadya Sbaiti TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
JUD 100Y 01 ELEMENTARY MODERN HEBREW Joanna Caravita MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
JUD 236 01 DOCUMENTRY FILM/CONTEMP ISRAEL Miriam Talmon-Bohm TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College

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