Middlebury

GSFS0438

Woman & 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 the Qur’an and in Islamic law; gender roles in relation to colonialism, nationalism, and Islamism; the experience of women in Sunni and Shi’a contexts; and Western images of Muslim women. (formerly HIST 0416) 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
Gender Sexuality &Fem. Studies
Department:
PrgGender/Sexuality/Fem. Study
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS MDE PHL
Equivalent Courses:
HIST0438 *
INTL0438
WAGS0438
HIST0416

Sections

Fall 2017

GSFS0438A-F17 Seminar (Armanios)
GSFS0438B-F17 Seminar (Armanios)

Spring 2014

GSFS0438A-S14 Seminar (Armanios)