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WAGS0416

Women and Islam

Readings in Middle Eastern History: Women and Islam
In this course we will examine women's lives in Islamic societies from the seventh century to the contemporary period, focusing on the Middle East and North Africa. Readings will explore a variety of topics including the changing role of women from pre-Islamic to Islamic societies; women in Islamic law and practice; gender roles in relation to colonialism, nationalism, and radical Islam; non-Muslim women in Islamic societies; and Western images of Muslim women. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
Women's & Gender Studies
Department:
Prog in Women's & Gender Study
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS PHL
Equivalent Courses:
HIST0438 *
HIST0416

Sections

Fall 2010

WAGS0416A-F10 Seminar (Armanios)

Fall 2007

WAGS0416A-F07 Seminar (Armanios)

Spring 2006

WAGS0416A-S06 Seminar (Armanios)

Spring 2005

WAGS0416A-S05 Seminar (Armanios)