Spring 2014 Courses

Courses – Spring 2014

Graduate Courses on the Middle East and Middle Eastern Americans on CUNY Campuses

Professor Title School Course Number Time
Baron Problems/Historical Research Graduate Center MES. 73900 R, 4:15-6:15 PM
Pursley Youth, Sex, and Gender Graduate Center MES. 7400
 T, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Turner Sociology of Comparative Religion Graduate Center MES 75900 T, 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Elinson Advanced Arabic II Hunter College MES 76002
T/F, 2:10-3:25 PM
Haj Arabic Text Readings Graduate Center MES 76500 W, 4:15-6:15 PM
Lewis Islamic Art and Architecture Graduate Center MES. 78000 R, 6:30-8:30 PM
Akasoy Classical/Medieval/Renaissance Culture Graduate Center MES. 78000 M, 4:15-6:15 PM
Mod/Contemp. Turkish/Lit/Film Graduate Center MES. 78000
M, 6:30-8:30 PM
N/A Internship Graduate Center MES. 77000


Courses – Spring 2014

Middle Eastern Language Courses on CUNY Campuses

CUNY College Department Course Name Course Number Course Date/Time Course Instructor
Baruch College Foreign Languages Elementary Arabic II ARB 1002 MW 5:50-7:05 PM S. Soukkary
Brooklyn College Arabic Intensive Elementary Arabic I ARAB 1010 TTH 3:40-5:20 PM Hager Abou-Elkheir
Brooklyn College Arabic Intensive Elementary Arabic 2 ARAB 1020 TTH 4:15-5:55 PM Hager Abou-Elkheir
City College Arabic Introductory Arabic 2 ARAB 12400 MWTH 9:30-11:00 AM A. Kamal
College of Staten Island Arabic Basic Arabic I ARB 113 S 12:45-4:10 PM Staff
College of Staten Island Arabic Basic Arabic II ARB 114 TTH 8:00-9:55 AM Staff
College of Staten Island Arabic Advanced Communication Skills in Arabic ARB 214 S 9:00-12:20 PM Mohamed Badr
College of Staten Island Arabic Arabic Literature ARB 340 S 12:45-4:10 PM Ibtissem Meliani
Hunter College Arabic Beginner Arabic II ARB 10200 MWTH 11:10-12:00 PM Alexander Elinson
Hunter College Arabic Beginner Arabic II ARB 10200 TWF 10:10-11:00 AM Alexander Elinson
Hunter College Arabic Beginner Arabic II ARB 10200 TTH 5:35-6:50 PM Alexander Elinson
Hunter College Arabic Intermediate Arabic II ARB 20200 MTH 9:45-11:00 AM Staff
Hunter College Arabic Intermediate Arabic for Heritage Speakers ARB 24800 MW 4:10-5:25 PM Staff
Hunter College Arabic Advanced Arabic II ARB 30200 TF 2:10-3:25 PM Staff
John Jay College Arabic Arabic 101 ARA 101 TTH 10:50-12:05 PM Staff
John Jay College Arabic Arabic 102 ARA 102 MW 12:15-1:30 PM Staff
Lehman College Arabic Elementary Arabic II ARB 112 MTH 9:30-10:45 AM Asako Tochika
Queen’s College Arabic Elementary Arabic I ARAB 101 M-F 9:00-1:20 PM Hala Abdelghany
Queen’s College Arabic Elementary Arabic II ARAB 102 TTH 10:05-11:55 AM Hala Abdelghany
Queen’s College Arabic Intermediate Arabic II ARAB 204 TTH 12:15-1:30 PM Hala Abdelghany
Queen’s College Arabic Advanced Arabic ARAB 306 MW 5:00-6:15 PM Abdurrahman Atcil


Courses – Spring 2014

Undergraduate Courses on the Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern Americans on CUNY Campuses

CUNY College Department Course Name Course Number Course Date/Time Course Instructor
Queen’s College Anthropology Peoples of the Middle East ANTH 212 TTH 9:15-10:30 AM Mandana Limbert
Queen’s College Art History Art of Ancient Egypt ARTH 204 TH 1:40-4:30 PM Deborah Vischak
Hunter College Asian American Studies Arab American Literature ASIAN 22004 TTH 4:10-5:25 PM Zahera Saed
Hunter College Asian American Studies Muslim Diasporas ASIAN 31508 TF 2:10-3:25 PM Rebecca Qidwai
Hunter College Comparative Literature Culture and Literature of Muslim Spain COMPL 32058 MTH 2:10-3:25 PM Alexander Elinson
Baruch College Foreign Languages Elementary Arabic II ARB 1002 MW 5:50-7:05 PM S. Soukkary
Baruch College History The Modern Middle East and North Africa HIST 3086 MW 5:50-7:05 PM Dov Waxman
Baruch College History The Arab Spring HIST 3860 TTH 11:10-12:25 AM Ervand Abrahamian
BMCC History An Introduction to the Middle East HIS 129 TTH 4:00-5:15 PM Erik Freas
Brooklyn College History US and the Middle East HIST 3345 T 5:05-7:50 PM Robert Johnson
Brooklyn College History The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, 1881-Present HIST 3350 MW 11:00-12:15 AM Louis Fishman
Brooklyn College History The History of the Middle East in the Twentieth Century  HIST 3550 MW 2:15-3:30 PM Louis Fishman
Brooklyn College History Colloquium in Middle Eastern History HIST 7780X W 5:05-6:45 PM Louis Fishman
City College History The History of Egypt HIST 31253 TTH 2:00-3:15 PM Beth Baron
City College History The Arab-Israeli Conflict HIST 48600 MW 2:00-3:15 PM Craig Daigle
City College History The Arab-Israeli Conflict HIST B0807 W 4:50-6:50 PM Craig Daigle
Hunter College History The Modern Middle East from 1800 to Present HIST 27651 W 10:10-1:00 PM Karen Kern
Hunter College Arabic Islamic Civilization ARB 20050 MTH 1:10-2:25 PM Anna Akasoy
Hunter College Arabic Palestinian Culture ARB 20054 MW 4:10-5:25 PM Staff
Hunter College Arabic Music of the Middle East ARB 20057 MTH 9:45-11:00 AM Melissa Gonzalez
Hunter College History Women and Gender Islam HIST 34120 MW 4:10-5:25 PM Karen Kern
John Jay College History Microhistories: Civil War in Lebanon HIS 127 TTH 10:50-12:05 PM Jeremy Randall
Queen’s College History The Modern Middle East: 1789-1923 HIST 147 TTH 10:45-12:00 PM Eleni Frangakis-Syrett
Queen’s College History Islamic Civilization HIST 149 M-F 9:30-12:45 PM Mark Simon
Lehman College History – Middle Eastern Modern Middle Eastern History MES 302 TTH 11:00-12:15 PM Dina Legall
Lehman College History – Middle Eastern Topics in Middle Eastern Studies MES 350 TTH 12:30-1:45 PM Dina Legall
City College International Dev. Social Change in the Middle East INTL 31111 MW 11:00-12:15 PM TBA
Queen’s College Middle Eastern Studies Classical Islamic Literature and Civilization MES 160 MW 1:40-2:55 PM Abdurrahman Atcil
Queen’s College Middle Eastern Studies Classical Islamic Literature and Civilization MES 160 TTH 10:45-12:00 PM Rebecca Taleghani
Queen’s College Middle Eastern Studies Images of the Middle East MES 240 TTH 1:40-2:55 PM Andrea Khalil
Queen’s College Middle Eastern Studies Modern Arabic Literature in Translation MES 255W TTH 3:10-4:25 PM Rebecca Taleghani
Queen’s College Middle Eastern Studies Revivial and Reform Movements in Islam MES 260 MW 3:10-4:25 PM Abdurrahman Atcil
Queen’s College Middle Eastern Studies Topics in Islamic Studies MES 150 TBA Abdurrahman Atcil
Baruch College Philosophy Christian, Islamic and Jewish Philosophy PHI 3130 MW 11:10-12:25 AM D. Lackey
Queen’s College Political Science The Middle East in World Politics PSCI 260 TTH 10:45-12:00 PM Ziva Flamhaft