Schedule

http://www.islamicity.com/culture/calligraphy/cp142.htm
"In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful", Quran 1:1

Week 1: pp. 13-47 in Goldschmidt

Aug 31    Introduction, Middle East before Mohammad
Sep 2      Mohammad and Islam
Week 2: pp. 49-98 in Goldschmidt
Sep 7       Islam, Expansion of Islam 
Sep 9       Crusades, Rise of the Ottoman Empire; Current News 1
Week 3: pp. 121-158 in Goldschmidt
Sep 14      Ottoman Empire; Discussion 1
Sep 16      Safavids, Rising Imperialism;  Current News 2

Week 4: pp. 159-187 in Goldschmidt

Sep 21      Westernization and Nationalism; Discussion 2
Sep 22      19th century; Current News 3
Week 5: pp. 187-210 in Goldschmidt
Sep 28      Towards WWI - Discussion 3
Sep 30      WWI; Current News 4

Week 6: pp. 210-228 in Goldschmidt

Oct 5         Postwar Settlements; Discussion 4
Oct 7         Ottoman Empire to Turkey; Current News 5
Week 7: pp. 228-267 in Goldschmidt
Oct 12       Persia to Iran
Oct 14       Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Europe
Week 8: pp. 267-92 in Goldschmidt
Oct 19       1940's - Mid Term DUE at the beginning of the class
Oct 21       1940's,  Discussion 5

Week 9: pp.  293-325 in Goldschmidt

Oct 26       1950's Current News 7
Oct 28       Cold War, Arab-Islrali Conflict;  Discussion 6
Week 10: pp.  327-363 in Goldschmidt
Nov 2        1960's to 70's, Current News 8
Nov 4        70's to 80's, Discussion 7
Week 11: pp.  365-396 in Goldschmidt
Nov 9        1980's, Current News 9
Nov 11       1980's, Discussion 8
Week 12: pp. 397-419 in Goldschmidt
Nov 16       1990's; Briefing Papers DUE
Nov 18       1990's

Week 13: pp. 421-435 in Goldschmidt

Nov 23       Recent Developments,  Proposal to the Committee DUE
Nov 25       Thanksgiving Break  
Week 14: 435-453 in Goldschmidt
Nov.30      Recent Developments
Dec 2         Middle East League
Week 15:
Dec 7        Middle East League
Dec 9        Middle East League
December 15, at 8 am --- Final League Meeting and Discussion --- Voting Justifications DUE
 
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