This course looks at four key groups in four historical moments: Arabic judges and politicians in Golden Age Baghdad; activists in modern Indonesia; African Americans in the early twenty-first century; the Stanford community in Fall Quarter 2017. What is Islamic identity? Who decides? This course will include an introduction to Islam, questions about the Quran and violence, and some literature.
- Non-Standard Schedule: This course follows a different set of dates and deadlines for the Summer Quarter. Please see the Summer Session Non-Standard Schedule Calendar for more details.
- Grading Basis: Letter Grade or Credit/No Credit
- Additional Note: Introductory Seminar
- Limited Enrollment Details: Preference to rising Stanford first- and second-year students who haven't had the opportunity to previously take an Introductory Seminar.