BCSR faculty will offer an array of undergraduate and graduate courses on religion in fall 2018. Covering numerous faiths, regions, periods, and methods, the courses are a testament to the interdisciplinary breadth and historical depth of BCSR faculty. Highlights of such offerings are listed below, a sample of the more than 100 religion-related courses that will be offered at Berkeley in the fall.
- The Rise of Islamic Civilization | Near Eastern Studies 147 | Asad Ahmed
- Advanced Late Antique Hebrew Texts | Hebrew 202A | Daniel Boyarin
- Jews in the English Imagination | Jewish Studies 39 | Benjamin Brinner
- Reading the Zhuangzi | Chinese 221 | Mark Csikszentmihalyi
- Tibetan Buddhism | Buddhist Studies C214 | Jacob Dalton
- Ancient Israel in the Modern Western Imagination | History 280B | John Efron
- Religion and International Relations | Political Science 222 | Ron Hassner
- Experience of the Divine in Literature and Art | Comparative Literature 20C | Niklaus Largier
- Themes in the Anthropology of the Middle East and Islam | Anthropology 181 | Stefania Pandolfo
- Mapping Diasporas | Jewish Studies 121 | Francesco Spagnolo
- Readings in Indian Buddhist Texts | Buddhist Studies C215 | Alexander Von Rospatt
More information on these and other religious studies courses at Berkeley can be found in the Schedule of Classes.