Islamic Identities

Course Description

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.

Course Details

  • 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.
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