Dec 10, 2019  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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GWST 501/5101 - Approaches to Middle East/ North Africa Gender and Women’s Studies (3 cr.)



Description
This course immerses students in the historical, philosophical and theoretical debates within the academic field of Middle East Gender and Women’s Studies. Interdisciplinary approaches as well as varieties of theoretical positions are exposed and discussed critically. Acknowledging the entanglements of regions, scholarly debates and politically struggles, this course locates the Middle East/ North Africa region within its worldly context. Past foci have included “Women’s Rights, Human Rights ” “Critical Urbanism: Gender, Poverty, Violence,” “Practices of Islamic Family Law” “Regulating Bodies.”
 

When Offered
Offered in spring.
Repeatable
May be taken more than once if content changes.



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