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Special Topics

 

Special Topics offered in Winter 2020 

POLS 4030-01   Topic: Egyptian Institutions  

 

Special Topics offered in Fall 2019 

POLS 5130-01  Topic: Refugees, Citizenship and Immigration

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Globalization and the Politics of Pop Culture

POLS 4030-01  Topic: Media Depictions of Contemporary Egyptian Politics

 

Previous Semesters Special Topics

 

Special Topics Spring 2019

POLS 4030-01  Seminar: Media Depictions of Contemporary Egyptian Politics. 

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Development and The New International Relations: A Critical Analysis.

 

Special Topics Fall 2018

POLS 4030-01  Seminar: Media Depictions of Contemporary Egyptian Politics

POLS 5140-01  Topic: "Contemporary Israel/Palestine"

POLS 5130-01  Topic: “The Politics of Modernity, Gender, and Sexuality and the Middle East”

 

Special Topics Spring 2018

POLS 4030-01   Seminar: Media Depictions of Contemporary Egyptian Politics

POLS 5140-01   Topic: Egypt and the UN Women’s Rights Convention

POLS 5140-02   Topic: Reading Capital V. 1

 

Special Topics Fall 2017

POLS 4030-01   Seminar: Media Depictions of Contemporary Egyptian Politics

POLS 5130-03   Topic: Military and non-military Sanctions within the U.N. system

POLS 5140-01   Topic: The Global Political Economy in Crisis.

 

Special Topics Spring 2017

POLS 4030-01  Topic: Egyptian Politics and the Muslim Brotherhood 

POLS 5130-01  Topic: East Asian Political Economy: Economic and Political Transformation 

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Development and the New International Relations 
POLS 5140-02  Topic: Terrorism: A Critical Analysis

 

Special Topics Fall 2016

POLS 5130-02  Topic: The Arab World's Civil War

POLS 5130-03  Topic: The Arab Uprisings: Redefining Politics and Beyond 

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Crisis of Neoliberal Capitalism

 

Special Topics Spring 2016

POLS 5130-02  Topic: Redefining Revolution, Resistance, and Politics

POLS 5130-03  Topic: Elections and Parties in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

POLS 5140-01  Topic: The New International Relations: Concepts, Practices, and Challenges

 

Special Topics Fall 2015

POLS 4030-01  Topic: Elections and the Muslim Brotherhood

POLS 4030-02  Topic: Democracy and Development, the controversy.

POLS 5130-03  Topic: "Political Activism and Social Movements in Comparative Perspective"

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Reading Capital: Volume I

 

Special Topics Spring 2015

POLS 4030-01  Topic: "Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Representations." 

POLS 5130-01  Topic: Civil-Military Relations in the Middle East and Beyond

POLS 5130-03  Topic: The ISIS Wars

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Terrorism: A Critical Analysis 

POLS 5140-03  Topic: "DEVELOPMENT OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT: Is there a way out? 

POLS 5270-01  Topic: The Arab Spring and It’s Aftermath

 

Special Topics Fall 2014

POLS 4030-01  Topic: Elections and the Muslim Brotherhood  

POLS 4030-02  Topic: "Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Representations." 

POLS 5130-01  Topic: Egypt under Nasser: An Inquiry into the Political Economy of the Nasserite Era. 

POLS 5130-02  Topic: Post-Neoliberalism Latin America vs the ME 

POLS 5140-01  Topic: Social Forces, States and the Production of Neoliberal Capitalism

POLS 5140-02  Topic: The Constitution of a Global Society

 

Special Topics Spring 2014

POLS 430/4030-01          Topic: "Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Representations." 

POLS 430/570/5130-02   Topic: Civil-Military Relations in the M.E

POLS 430/570/5130-04   Topic: Politics of Oil: Blessing or Curse?

POLS 430/570/5130-05   Topic: Terrorism a Critical Approach

POLS 430/570// 5130-07 Topic: MODERN TURKEY’S POLITICS:  A MODEL FOR EGYPT’S FUTURE?

POLS 440/571/5140-01  Topic: ME in Transformation

POLS 440/571/5140-02  Topic: LIBYA: FROM GADDAFI TO CHAOS

POLS 440/571/5140-03  Topic: Reading Capital: Volume 1