WGS 4559 (Gender & Sexuality in Islamic Cultures)

Course Name: 
Gender & Sexuality in Islamic Cultures
Units: 
3

 

This course examines the politics of gender and sexuality in various Muslim societies since the 19th century. It covers a range of topics and themes, including: historical, theological, political, and anthropological accounts of gender discourse; various feminist movements; and sexuality, marriage,family, masculinity, and LGBTQ issues. Of particular interest is how social and state actors have attempted to mobilize gender for political gain.

Instructor: 
Feyza Burak Adli
Course Category: 
Global