College of Arts & Sciences
Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures
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This introductory course surveys recent revolutionary movements sweeping across the Islamic World, from North Africa, the Middle East into Asia, including the “Arab Spring.” Key course questions include: Why rebel? Why now? What for? How? Are they spreading, failing, or being ‘hijacked?’ What roles have external actors played? What would Jefferson think?
July 10 to August 4
10:30 am to 12:45 pm