Middlebury

HIST 0438

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 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:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS MDE PHL
Equivalent Courses:
GSFS 0438
HIST 0416
WAGS 0416
WAGS 0438
INTL 0438

Sections

Fall 2018

HIST0438A-F18 Seminar
HIST0438B-F18 Seminar

Fall 2017

HIST0438A-F17 Seminar (Armanios)
HIST0438B-F17 Seminar (Armanios)

Spring 2014

HIST0438A-S14 Seminar (Armanios)

Spring 2012

HIST0438A-S12 Seminar (Armanios)