Spring 2023 courses offered by the department

Pre-enrollment for Spring 2023 begins November 2 for undergraduate students at Cornell. We offer courses on a range of topics and languages. 

Language Classes

Arabic

Intensive Arabic I

Elementary Arabic II

Intermediate Arabic II

Introduction to Quranic Arabic

Advanced Arabic II

Arabic Language Through Film

Graduate Studies in Arabic

Hebrew

Elementary Modern Hebrew II

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Advanced Modern Hebrew II

Graduate Studies in Hebrew

Hieroglyphic Egyptian

Ancient Egyptian II: Introduction to Middle Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Persian

Elementary Persian-Farsi II

Intermediate Persian-Farsi II

Graduate Studies in Persian

Turkish

Elementary Turkish through TV Series II

Intermediate Turkish II

Graduate Studies in Turkish

Near Eastern studies topics

Required for the major

Theory and Method in Near Eastern Studies

1000-level classes

Introduction to Urdu Script

2000-level classes

Palestine and the Palestinians

Intermediate Urdu Reading and Writing II

History of Minorities in Ottoman West Asia and North Africa

Drinking through the Ages: Intoxicating Beverages in Near Eastern and World History

Judeophobia, Islamophobia, Racism

Medicine, Magic and Science in the Ancient Near East

Introduction to Judaism

History of the Modern Middle East

Islam and Gender

Hieroglyphs to HTML: History of Writing

3000-level classes

History of State and Society in Modern Iran: Through Literature and Film

The Ottoman Empire 1800-1922

Archaeology and the Bible

Minorities of the Middle East

Race and Slavery, Old and Modern

Jewish Law, State Law

Humanities Scholars Research Methods

Islam and the Ethnographic Imagination

Jews, Christians, and Others in Late Antiquity

4000-level classes

Labor and Employment in the Middle East and North Africa

Problems in Byzantine Art

Hasidism: History, Community, Thought

Jewish Cities

Moses Maimonides

Desert Monasticism

Walter Benjamin

6000-level classes

What Is a Settler Text?

Labor and Employment in the Middle East and North Africa

Problems in Byzantine Art

History of State and Society in Modern Iran: Through Literature and Film

Moses Maimonides

Desert Monasticism

Theory and Method in Near Eastern Studies

Archaeology and the Bible

Minorities of the Middle East

Islam and the Ethnographic Imagination

Jews, Christians, and Others in Late Antiquity

7000-level classes

Hasidism

Jewish Cities

Walter Benjamin

 

 

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