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Position opening: Adjunct Lecturer in Modern Middle East, Babson College

December 31, 2022

Babson College in Wellesley, MA seeks an Adjunct Lecturer to teach 2 sections of Modern Middle East in Spring 2023. This course is in-person from 1/17-4/26/2023 with exams ending 5/5/23. The scheduled days and times for this course and the current description are listed below.

Interested candidates should have an ABD/Ph.D. in Anthropology, History, or Global Studies and college teaching experience. To apply please email a C.V. and a letter highlighting your teaching experience and philosophy to hauf@babson.edu<mailto:hauf@babson.edu>  Prof. Kandice Hauf, History and Society Division Chair, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

HSS2038 Modern Middle East  M/W 1:15-2:45, 3-4:30

This course studies Middle Eastern politics, culture, and society from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. To do this, we will focus on a wide variety of historical developments in different areas of the Middle East, starting with the late Ottoman period and moving into the Mandates of the interwar period, moments of decolonization, and eventually focusing on the post-independent states that emerge in the second half of the 20th century. Additionally, the course provides historical contexts to events, actors, and conflicts that have come to shape the present-day Middle East as well as the world, such as the Arab-Israeli conflict, the politics of oil, the rise of Islamism, and the US-Middle East relations. In order to understand these complex issues, we will engage with works of scholarly analysis, primary documents, memoirs, fiction, and film.

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