The Middle East Studies Program
at the University of Virginia



Past MESP Related Course Offerings


Spring 2004

Department Mnemonic Title Course ID
AMELC AMEL 247 Jewish Languages/communties 72749
AMELC AMEL 347 Language/culture Middle East 72953
AMELC AMEL 497 Asian and Mid E Stds Sr Thesis 73008
AMELC ARAB 102 Elementary Arabic 70591
AMELC ARAB 202 Intermediate Arabic 73341
AMELC ARAB 301H Language House Conversation 73176
AMELC ARAB 302 Readings In Literary Arabic 70203
AMELC ARAB 494 Independent Study In Arabic 72398
AMELC ARAB 502 Readings In Literary Arabic 72432
AMELC ARAB 584 Topics In Arabic Prose 72487
AMELC ARAB 802 Independent Study In Arabic 72637
AMELC ARTR 329 Modern Arabic Lit In Trans 72752
AMELC ARTR 529 Modern Arabic Lit In Trans 74268
AMELC HEBR 102 Intro To Modern Hebrew II 70568
AMELC HEBR 202 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II 70429
AMELC HEBR 302 Advanced Modern Hebrew 73458
AMELC HEBR 494 Independent Study In Hebrew 73425
AMELC MEST 496 Majors Seminar 74313
AMELC MEST 499 Independent Study Mid-east 73635
AMELC PERS 102 Elementary Persian 71181
AMELC PERS 202 Intermediate Persian 70563
AMELC PERS 301H Language House Conversation 73263
AMELC PERS 302 Contemp Iranian Cult Thr Consv 74507
AMELC PERS 402 Journalism and Obstacles Freed 74509
AMELC PERS 483 Iranian Films As Literature 73126
AMELC PERS 494 Independent Study In Persian 73559
AMELC PERS 502 Contemp Iranian Cult Thr Consv 74517
AMELC PERS 802 Independent Study In Persian 73633
Anthropology ANTH 247 Jewish Languages/communties 70389
Anthropology ANTH 347 Language/culture Middle East 70463
Anthropology ANTH 747 Language/culture Middle East 70465
Economics ECON 451 Economic Development 72247
History HIME 403 Relg and State Modern Me 72132
History HIST 322 Zionism and Creatn St Of Isare 71608
History HIUS 401 US Confronts The Middle East 71509
Politics PLCP 725 Politics Of Economic Reform 73557
Politics PLIR 365 Int'l Relations Of Middle East 73313
Religious Studies RELG 344 Conflict In Abrahamic Tradtion 71349
Religious Studies RELI 208 Islam In The Modern Age 70794
Religious Studies RELI 312 Islamic Mysticism 72685
Religious Studies RELI 329 Christianity And Islam 72090
Religious Studies RELJ 112 Intro Biblical Hebrew 72735
Religious Studies RELJ 309 Israelit Prophecy 71813
Religious Studies RELJ 331 Law And Judaism 71820
Religious Studies RELJ 339 Jewish Feminism 71892
Religious Studies RELJ 341 Judaism Without God 71936
Religious Studies RELJ 352 Responses To The Holocaust 72771
Religious Studies RELJ 383 Introduction To Talmud 72156
Religious Studies RELJ 391 Women And The Bible 72316
Religious Studies RELJ 504 Apocalyptic Tradition 72345

Fall 2003
Department Mnemonic Course Number Course Title
AMELC AMEL 101 64449 Lit Of Asia and The Middle Eas
AMELC AMEL 493 61013 Independent Study
AMELC AMEL 497 62307 Asian and M East Stds Sr Thesi
AMELC AMEL 801 61100 Independent Study
AMELC ARAB 101 62786 Elementary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 201 60652 Intermediate Arabic
AMELC ARAB 227 64938 Cult and Soc Contmp Arab M E
AMELC ARAB 301 60979 Readings In Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 301H 62348 Language House Conversation
AMELC ARAB 493 64519 Independent Study
AMELC ARAB 501 61165 Readings In Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 527 64939 Cult and Soc Contmp Arab M E
AMELC ARAB 583 61050 Topics In Arabic Prose
AMELC HEBR 101 63911 Intro To Modern Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 201 62539 Intermediate Modern Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 301 62636 Advanced Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 493 64117 Independent Study In Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 801 64123 Independent Study In Hebrew
AMELC MEST 498 62820 Independent Study Mid-east
AMELC PERS 101 60735 Elementary Persian
AMELC PERS 201 61490 Intermediate Persian
AMELC PERS 301 64413 Contemp Iranian Cult Thru Conv
AMELC PERS 301H 63787 Language House Conversation
AMELC PERS 323 63603 Intr Classical Persian Lit
AMELC PERS 401 64414 Obstacles To Democracy In Iran
AMELC PERS 493 64515 Independent Study In Persian
Anthorpology ANTH 384 61176 Egypt and Mesopotamia
Anthorpology ANTH 784 61239 Egypt and Mesopotamia
Art History ARTH 243 63320 Jews and Judaism In Visual Art
Economics ECON 451 63931 Economic Development
History HIME 202 63945 Middle East 1500-present
History HIME 404 65003 Independent Study
Politics PLCP 212 64317 Politics Of Development
Politics PLCP 341 61657 Comp Politics Of Middle East
Politics PLCP 541 62920 Islam and Democracy
Religious Studies RELI 207 60181 Classical Islam
Religious Studies RELI 710 63085 Islamic Law And Ethics
Religious Studies RELJ 111 62533 Biblical Hebrew
Religious Studies RELJ 121 60219 Old Testament/hebrew Scripture
Religious Studies RELJ 203 60828 Intro To Judaic Tradtions
Religious Studies RELJ 217 63551 From Spinoza To Heschel
Religious Studies RELJ 243 63568 Jews and Judaism In Visual Art
Religious Studies RELJ 308 63654 Torah
Religious Studies RELJ 510 63749 Ethics and Theolgy Of The Rabb


Spring 2003
Dept. Mnemonic Course Title Course ID
AMELC ARAB 102 Elementary Arabic 40599
AMELC ARAB 202 Intermediate Arabic 43412
AMELC ARAB 225 Conversational Arabic 44814
AMELC ARAB 302 Readings in Literary Arabic 40204
AMELC ARAB 494 Independent Study in Arabic 42450
AMELC ARAB 502 Readings in Literary Arabic 42485
AMELC ARAB 584 Topics in Arabic Prose 42540
AMELC ARTR 329 Modern Arabic Lit in Translation 42807
AMELC ARTR 529 Modern Arabic Lit in Translation 44352
AMELC HEBR 102 Intro to Modern Hebrew 40576
AMELC HEBR 202 Intermediate Modern Hebrew 40432
AMELC HEBR 302 Advanced Modern Hebrew 43530
AMELC HEBR 494 Independent Study in Hebrew 43497
AMELC MEST 496 Major Seminar 44401
AMELC MEST 499 Independent Study Middle East 43707
AMELC PERS 102 Elementary Persian 41208
AMELC PERS 202 Intermediate Persian 40571
AMELC PERS 302 Contemp Iranian Cult thr Consv 44602
AMELC PERS 402 Journalism & Obstacles to Freedom 44604
AMELC PERS 494 Independent Study in Persian 43631
AMELC PERS 502 Contemp Iranian Cult thr Consv 44612
AMELC PERS 802 Independent Study in Persian 43705
AMELC AMEL 100 From Genghis Khan to Stalin 41805
AMELC AMEL 494 Independent Study 42326
AMELC AMEL 802 Independent Study 42356
POLITICS PLCP 414 Origins of Democ and Dictatorship 43069
POLITICS PLCP 725 Politics of Economic Reform 43629
POLITICS PLIR 365 Int'l Relations of Middle East 43383
HISTORY HIST 322 Zionism & Creation of State of Israel 41645
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 208 Islam in the Modern Age 40807
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 312 Islamic Mysticism 42738
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 329 Christianity and Islam 42136
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 333 South Asian Islam 42136
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 524 Conflict/Cooperation in South Asia 42752
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 112 Inro Biblical Hebrew 42790
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 257 Spirituality thru Midrash 44589
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 310 Hist and Lit 2nd Temple Period 42812
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 352 Responses to the Holocaust 42827
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 506 Early Jewish Narratives 42837



Fall 2002
Dept. Mnemonic Course Title Course ID
AMELC AMEL 101 Lit of Asia and the Middle East 34692
AMELC AMEL 365 Into to Linguistic Typology 34136
AMELC AMEL 493 Independent Study 31064
AMELC AMEL 765 Into to Linguistic Typology 34161
AMELC AMEL 801 Independent Study 31152
AMELC ARAB 101 Elementary Arabic 32911
AMELC ARAB 201 Intermediate Arabic 30683
AMELC ARAB 227 Cult & Soc Contemp ARAB 33789
AMELC ARAB 301 Readings in Literary Arabic 31029
AMELC ARAB 333 Arabic of the Quran & Hadith 34180
AMELC ARAB 493 Independent Study in Arabic 34769
AMELC ARAB 501 Readings in Literary Arabic 31220
AMELC ARAB 527 Cult & Soc Contemp ARAB 32514
AMELC ARAB 533 Arabic of the Quran & Hadith 34757
AMELC ARAB 583 Topics in Arabic Prose 31101
AMELC ARAB 583 Topics in Arabic Prose 35810
AMELC HEBR 101 Intro to Modern Hebrew 34093
AMELC HEBR 201 Intermediate Modern Hebrew 32654
AMELC HEBR 301 Advanced Hebrew 32756
AMELC HEBR 493 Independent Study in Hebrew 34317
AMELC HEBR 801 Independent Study in Hebrew 34323
AMELC MEST 498 Independent Study Middle East 32949
AMELC PERS 101 Elementary Persian 30772
AMELC PERS 201 Intermediate Persian 31561
AMELC PERS 301 Advanced Persian 35006
AMELC PERS 323 Intro Classical Persian Lit 33758
AMELC PERS 493 Independent Study in Persian 34764
HISTORY HIME 201 Middle East C 500-1500 34128
HISTORY HIST 711 Empire in Africa and Asia 1798-1962 30420
POLITICS PLCP 212 Political Development 34554
POLITICS PLCP 341 Comparative Politics of the Middle East 31735
POLITICS PLCP 806 Political Development 30849
POLITICS PLIR 424A American Foreign Policy in the Middle East 34051
POLITICS PLIR 765 American Foreign Policy in the Middle East 30032
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 207 Classical Islam 30193
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 390 Islam in Africa 34572
RELIGIOUS STUD RELI 540 Islamic Theology and Ethics 34700
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 111 Biblical Hebrew 32647
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 121 Old Testament/Hebrew Scripture 30231
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 203 Intro to Judaic Traditions 30869
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 256 Sources of Jewish Tradition 34525
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 303 Historical Jesus 34577
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 339 Jewish Feminism 33703
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 391 Women and the Bible 31358
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 397 Jewish Worship and Theology 32630
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 505 Judaism in Antiquity 32984
RELIGIOUS STUD RELJ 529 Hebrew Bible Torah 33891


Spring 2002
Department Mnemonic Course ID Title
AMELC AMEL 247 15140 Jewish Languages & Community
AMELC AMEL 100 11847 From Genghis Khan to Stalin
AMELC ARAB 102 10613 Elementary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 202 13472 Elementary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 225 15143 Conversational Arabic
AMELC ARAB 302 10209 Readings in Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 334 15141 Arabic of the Quran & Hadith
AMELC ARAB 502 12532 Readings in Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 534 15142 Arabic of the Quran & Hadith
AMELC ARAB 584 14718 Topics in Arabic Prose
AMELC ARAB 802 12738 Indep. Study in Arabic
AMELC ARAB 494 12497 Indep. Study in Arabic
AMELC ARTR 329 12856 Modern Arabic Lit in Trans
AMELC ARTR 529 14530 Modern Arabic Lit in Trans
AMELC HEBR 102 10590 Intro to Modern Hebrew II
AMELC HEBR 202 10444 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II
AMELC HEBR 302 13596 Advanced Modern Hebrew
AMELC MEST 496 14604 Majors Seminar
AMELC MEST 499 13776 Indep Study Mid-East
AMELC PERS 102 11242 Elementary Persian
AMELC PERS 202 10585 Intermediate Persian
AMELC PERS 324 14584 Intro to Modern Persian Lit
AMELC PERS 494 13700 Indep Study in Persian
AMELC PERS 802 13774 Indep Study in Persian
AMELC PETR 322 15146 20th Cent Persian Lit
AMELC PETR 522 15147 20th Cent Persian Lit
Anthropology ANTH 247 15111 Jewish Languages & Community
Politics GFCP 324 14891 Islam & Democracy
Politics GFCP 424B 14893 Minorities in the Middle East
Politics GFIR 365 13443 Intl Relations of the Middle East
History HIME 202 11052 Mid East/North Africa 1500-Present
History HIME 401 11883 Palestine & Israel 1830-1967
History HIST 401 12248 Revolution and Cold War in 3rd World
Religious Studies RELA 390 14929 Islam & Democracy
Religious Studies RELI 208 10824 Islam in the Modern Age
Religious Studies RELI 311 13130 Muhammad and the Quran
Religious Studies RELI 390 14930 Islam in Africa
Religious Studies RELJ 196 14953 Adam & Eve
Religious Studies RELJ 309 14951 Israelite Prophesy
Religious Studies RELJ 337 14949 Jewish Theology Post Holocaust
Religious Studies RELJ 383 14916 Introduction to the Talmud
Religious Studies RELJ 522 11650 Rabbinic Literature


Fall 2001
Department Mnemonic Course ID Title
AMELC AMEL 347 94889 Language and Culture in the Middle East
AMELC ARAB 101 93048 Elementary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 201 90709 Intermediate Arabic
AMELC ARAB 227 93956 Cult & Soc Contemp ARAB
AMELC ARAB 233 94367 Arabic of Quran & Hadith
AMELC ARAB 255 92190 Conversational Arabic
AMELC ARAB 301 91078 Readings in Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 493 91270 Independent Study in Arabic
AMELC ARAB 501 91278 Readings in Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 527 92631 Cult & Soc Contemp ARAB
AMELC ARAB 583 91153 Topics in Arabic Prose
AMELC ARAB 801 91302 Independent Study in Arabic
AMELC HEBR 101 94272 Intro to Modern Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 201 92777 Intermediate Modern Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 301 92884 Advanced Hebrew
AMELC PERS 101 90805 Elementary Persian
AMELC PERS 201 91634 Intermediate Persian
AMELC PERS 323 93925 Intro Classical Persian Lit
AMELC MEST 498 93086 Independent Study Middle East
Anthropology ANTH 347 91655 Language and Culture in the Middle East
History HIAF 511 94637 Slavery in World History
History HIEU 210 94184 Modern Jewish History
Politics GFCP 212 94788 Politics of Developing Nations
Politics GFCP 341 91817 Comparative Politics of the Middle East
Politics GFCP 424B 94576 Topics in Middle Eastern Politics
Politics GFIR 424A 94225 American Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Religious Studies RELI 207 90197 Classical Islam
Religious Studies RELI 540 94953 Islam Theology and Ethics
Religious Studies RELJ 121 90237 Old Testament/Hebrew Scripture
Religious Studies RELJ 201 94925 Advanced Readings in Biblical Hebrew
Religious Studies RELJ 203 90910 Introduction to Judaic Traditions
Religious Studies RELJ 343 94926 Women in Classical Jewish Sources
Religious Studies RELJ 352 94952 Responses to the Holocaust
Religious Studies RELJ 530 94927 Early Bible Interpreters

 
Spring 2001
Department Mnemonic Course ID Title
AMELC ARTH 263 73286 Arts of the Islamic world
AMELC AMEL 100 71871 From Genghis Khan to Stalin
AMELC AMEL 308 73348 Israel fiction in translation
AMELC AMEL 494 72404 Indep study
AMELC AMEL 802 72435 Indep study
AMELC ARAB 102 70619 Elementary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 202 73515 Intermediate Arabic
AMELC ARAB 226 72750 Conversational Arabic
AMELC ARAB 302 70210 Readings in literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 494 72529 Indep study in Arabic
AMELC ARAB 502 72564 Readings in literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 584 73636 Topics in Arabic Prose
AMELC ARAB 802 72772 Indep study in Arabic
AMELC ARTR 329 72891 Modern Arabic lit in Trans
AMELC ARTR 529 74587 Modern Arabic lit in Trans
AMELC HEBR 102 70596 Intro to Modern Hebrew II
AMELC HEBR 202 70449 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II
AMELC HEBR 302 73641 Advanced Modern Hebrew
AMELC PERS 102 71257 Elementary Persian
AMELC PERS 202 70591 Intermediate Persian
AMELC PERS 324 74641 Intro to Modern Persian Lit
AMELC PERS 494 73745 Indep Study in Persian
AMELC PERS 802 73820 Indep Study in Persian
AMELC MEST 496 74663 Majors seminar
AMELC MEST 499 73822 Indep Study Mid-East
Politics GFCP 212 74054 Politics of Developing Areas
Politics GFCP 541 70905 Islam & Democracy
History HIME 202 71066 Mid East/N Africa 1500-present
Religious Studies HIME 502 71907 Islam & Gender
Religious Studies RELI 208 70832 Islam in the Modern Age
Religious Studies RELI 312 73168 Sufism: Islamic Mysticism
Religious Studies RELJ 112 72300 Intro to Biblical Hebrew
Religious Studies RELJ 243 72424 Jews in the Visual Arts
Religious Studies RELJ 308 72442 Israeli Fiction in translation
Religious Studies RELJ 310 71643 Medieval Jewish Theology
Religious Studies RELJ 331 72387 Law in Judaism
Religious Studies RELJ 391 72307 Women and the Bible
Religious Studies RELJ 522 71673 Rabbinic Literature
Religious Studies RELJ 524 72484 Enlightenment and the Jews
Religious Studies RELJ 529 72325 Women and the Bible


Fall 2000
Department Mnemonic Course ID Title
Art History ARTH 221 61927 Early Christian and Byzantine Art
Art History ARTH 719 62698 Research Probs in Byzantine Art
AMELC AMEL 226 63467 Israeli Cinema
AMELC ARAB 101 63163 Elementary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 201 60739 Intermediate Arabic
AMELC ARAB 227 64102 Cult & Soc in Contemp Arab ME
AMELC ARAB 233 64532 Arabic of Quran & Hadith
AMELC ARAB 301 61125 Readings in Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 493 61329 Indep Study in Arabic
AMELC ARAB 501 61338 Readings in Literary Arabic
AMELC ARAB 527 62736 Cult & Soc in Contemp Arab ME
AMELC ARAB 583 61206 Topics in Arabic Prose
AMELC ARAB 701 62603 Modern Arabic Fiction
AMELC ARAB 801 61363 Indep Study in Arabic
AMELC HEBR 101 64436 Intro to Modern Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 201 62886 Intermediate Hebrew
AMELC HEBR 301 62996 Advanced Hebrew
AMELC PERS 101 60842 Elementary Persian
AMELC PERS 201 61706 Intermediate Persian
AMELC PERS 323 64070 Intro to Classical Persian
AMELC PERS 491 63550 Indep Study in Persian
AMELC PERS 801 63567 Indep Study in Persian
AMELC MEST 498 63204 Indep Study Mid-East
Politics GFCP 313 64715 Political Economy of Development
Politics GFCP 341 61892 Politics of Mid East and N Africa
History HIME 201 64600 Middle East C 500-1500
History HIME 404 64698 Indep Study: Middle East
History HIME 503 64699 Multiculturalism: Ottoman Empire
History HIST 222 61017 Zionism
Religious Studies RELI 207 60204 Classical Islam
Religious Studies RELI 710 64161 Islamic religious law and ethics
Religious Studies RELJ 111 60677 Intro to biblical Hebrew I
Religious Studies RELJ 121 60245 Old Testament/Hebrew Scripture
Religious Studies RELJ 201 60680 Readings in Biblical Hebrew
Religious Studies RELJ 203 60949 the Judaic Tradition
Religious Studies RELJ 225 61019 the History & Ideas of Zionism
Religious Studies RELJ 226 61515 Israeli Cinema
Religious Studies RELJ 256 61408 Great Books in Jewish Tradition
Religious Studies RELJ 303 64024 Historical Jesus
Religious Studies RELJ 505 61409 Judaism in Antiquity
Religious Studies RELJ 529 62457 the David Story
SWAG SWAG 312 60228 Women and Islam