Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NES 6880 - Islam and the Ethnographic Imagination

(crosslisted) ANTHR 6680 , ASIAN 6686  
(CU-ITL, EC-SEAP)     
Spring. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Co-meets with ANTHR 3680 /ASIAN 3386 /NES 3880 .

S. Golestaneh.

How does one study Islam from an anthropological perspective?  Through close readings of recent ethnographies, canonical texts, theoretical works, and critiques of the genre, we will understand the major debates and intellectual trends that have defined the anthropology of Islam from its earliest inception through the present day.  Geographic areas covered include South Asia, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, America, North Africa, and West Africa.

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