Sociology 156: Sociology of Religion (Winter 2012)

Professor Gómez
ajgomez@ucsd.edu
Office Hours: MW 2:00-3:00, SSB 467
Wed. 3/21 11:30-1:30

Graders:
Aaron Marquette
amarquette@ucsd.edu
Office Hours: Tues. 3/20, 2:00-3:00 @ Cafe Roma (email if you plan to visit)
Grader for students with last names beginning A-L

Veronica Azzi
vfazzi@ucsd.edu
Office Hours: Wed. 3/21, 10:00-11:00 @ Peet’s near RIMAC (email if you plan to visit)
Grader for students with last names beginning M-Z

SYLLABUS
ESSAY PROMPTS (due 2/29)
Formal guidelines for essays
FINAL EXAM PART 3 PROMPTS (in-class essay)

Lecture Slides
01 Introduction (1/9)
02 Weber (1/11)
03 Weber (1/13)
04 Durkheim (1/18)
05 Durkheim (1/20)
06 Eliade (1/23)
07 Eliade (1/25)
08 Eliade (1/27)
09 Midterm Exam (1/30)
10 Putnam & Campbell (2/1)
11 Putnam & Campbell (2/3)
12 Putnam & Campbell (2/6)
13 Putnam & Campbell (2/8)
14 Putnam & Campbell (2/10)
15 Putnam & Campbell (2/13)
16 Putnam & Campbell (2/15)
17 Putnam & Campbell (2/17)
18 Taylor (2/22)
19 Casanova (2/24)
20 Calhoun (2/27)
21 Ahmed (2/29)
22 Ahmed (3/2)
23 Ahmed (3/5)
24 Ahmed (3/7)
25 Ahmed (3/9)
26 Ahmed (3/12)
27 Chau; Fan & Whitehead (3/14)
28 Madsen & Siegler (3/16)

Readings
Max Weber, From Max Weber (Gerth & Mills, eds.)
Émile Durkheim, The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life
Other readings available at electronic course reserves (requires access from on campus or via proxy sever)
Optional: Putnam & Campbell on American Grace
Optional: AP: NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast
Optional: Images of the Middle East in the mid-20th century
Optional: The Atlantic: The Coming Arab Identity Crisis
Optional: Clip from a debate on the role of women in the 2011 Egyptian revolution, moderated by Andrew Sullivan

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