How have nature and the environment shaped the history of the Middle East? Highlighting the importance of climate, water, physical geography, natural disasters and disease the course examines the complex relationship between human societies and the environment. (Gen. Ed. HS, DG)
An exploration of Middle Eastern views about sexuality, the body, and gender since the rise of Islam. The class examines these topics through social relations as well as medical and legal constructs. (Gen. Ed. HS, DG)