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Course material for November 23rd memos

November 21st, 2010 · No Comments
Course Announcements · May 3/Cultural Globalization

If you haven’t posted your reading response memos yet, time is running out!  There are exactly four more opportunities: Nov 23, Nov 30, Dec 2, and Dec 9th.  For the upcoming deadline, you have the following options.  Remember, you must address *at least two* different items.

Ch. 42, “Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims” (Kurzman)

Audio (stream): “Inside American Islam,” On Point, NPR, 9/14/2010. Top Islam expert Akbar Ahmed just visited one hundred mosques in America. This is his report. (46 min)

Recommended: Ch. 45, “Obedience vs. Autonomy: Women and Fundamentalism in Iran and Pakistan” (Haeri)

Recommended (audio-mp3): “Formerly Banned Muslim Scholar Tours U.S.,” NPR, 4/29/2010 (interview w/ Tariq Ramadan). (7 min 43 sec)

Recommended (audio-mp3): “In Israel, When a Jew is Not Jewish Enough,” Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, All Things Considered, NPR, 11/10/2010. (4 min 43 sec)

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