AMED Courses – Fall 2015

AMED Courses – Fall 2015

RRS 101: Introduction to Arab and Muslim Communities (Units: 3)

Description: 

Introduction to Arab and Muslim communities studies in U.S. and Americas and Asian and African ancestral homelands. Employing Arab, Muslim, Ethnic, Race and Resistance, Gender and Sexuality, American Middle East, Diasporas, Ethnicity Studies and Social Movement theory.

Course Attributes: 

·         SF State Studies: Amer Ethnic & Racial Minorities

·         SF State Studies: Global Perspectives

·         SF State Studies: Social Justice

RRS 566 Gender and Modernity in the Muslim and Arab Worlds (Units: 3)- ONLINE

Description: 

Prerequisite: ENG 214 or equivalent.

Investigates implications of the project of modernity/modernization for gender and sexuality in the Muslim and Arab worlds. By interrogating dichotomies that oppose tradition to modernity, examines the multifaceted ways in which gender identities are produced historically. This course is offered as WGS 566 and RRS 566 [formerly ETHS 566]. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.

Course Attributes: 

·         SF State Studies: Amer Ethnic & Racial Minorities

·         SF State Studies: Global Perspectives

·         SF State Studies: Social Justice

·         WGS 566/RRS 566

RRS 630 Palestine: Ethnic Studies Perspective (Units: 3)

Description: 

Prerequisites: Upper division standing.

Advanced seminar examines Palestinian diasporic experiences in an historical and a comparative perspective. The rise, development, and decline of a Palestinian resistance movement will be the center of analysis. Seminar situated in post-colonial and diaspora/exile studies. [Formerly ETHS 630.] [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]

Course Attributes: 

·         SF State Studies: Amer Ethnic & Racial Minorities

·         SF State Studies: Global Perspectives

·         SF State Studies: Social Justice

·         UD-D: Social Sciences