The course looks at Islam and Modernity as two units of intellectual, cultural, and historical formations and analyzes their development and interaction from the Age of European Expansion into the Islamic world to the present.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Religion distribution requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Satisfies Middle Eastern Studies requirement.
Satisfies South Asian Studies requirement.