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Gender and Islam: Beyond Burkas, Fatawas, and the Shariah

FGSS 305
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: RELI 305
Certificates: Middle Eastern Studies

How have gender, sexuality, and feminism been understood and elaborated by Muslims from the 19th century to the present day? Focusing on the Middle East and South Asia, this course will examine how these understandings and elaborations have not only emerged in relation to Islamic precepts and practices, but also through ongoing historical interrelations between what have come to be deisgnated and differentiated as the West and the Muslim world.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Intercultural Literacy
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(RELI)(SISP-FGSS Conc)(SISP-Reli Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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