Topics in Anthropological Approaches to Islam
|Unit(s): 3.0||Level(s): Graduate||Term(s): Winter||Offered?: Yes|
This course focuses on ethnographic studies of Jews and Muslims in the specific context of globalization. Topics to be covered include the connections between religious identity and national loyalties; the global spread of specific religious sub-groups; the role of the media and the internet in religious communities; religious fundamentalism; and neo-liberalism in religious settings. No background in the study of Judaism or Islam is required.
Associate Professor | Chair of Undergraduate Affairs, Religious Studies