Near Eastern Languages and Cultures | Graduate Topics in NELC: Muslim Communities in Europe and the U.S.: Transnational Islam
N695 | 18248 | Harding, Cigdem
This is a survey course about the social and cultural aspects of the
contemporary transnational Muslim communities in Europe and in the
USA. The aims of the course are:
• to introduce the transnational Muslim communities and their
histories of migration to the West
• to introduce their cultural and social organizations in Europe and
in the USA
• to acquaint students with the everyday life of the Muslim
communities in the West, and their representations in the media
• to acquaint the students with sources of research on contemporary
Muslim communities in Europe and the USA.
Course material includes books, articles, films (by and about these
communities); newspaper articles, broadcasts and various media
representations. Classes are a combination of lectures and discussion.