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Islam, Iran, and the West

POLISCI
149S
Instructors
Milani, A. (PI)
Parhad, R. (GP)
Section Number
1
Iran and Islam have had a long and complicated relationship. This course covers the rise of Islam, its expansion in Iran, forms of resistance to and acceptance of Islamic ideas in Iran, the rise of Shiism and the impact of Iran on the development of Sufism. The influence of Muslim thinkers from Iran on the rise of the Renaissance in Europe is examined. And finally, the course focuses on the varieties of Islamic responses to modernity in Iran in the last century.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
Units
5
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Minor Core
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
4:20 PM
Location
Hewlett Teaching Center 103