WGS 7559

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Graduate Topics in Women, Gender & Sexuality (Gender & Nationalism in the Middle East)

Course will provide an overview of the politics of gender and nationalism in the Middle East. Among the topics we will examine are gendered discourses and practices of nation-states; gendered constructions of national identity; gendered violence; women's engagement in politics, state power, social movements and civil society; women’s activism, state feminism, and Islamic feminism; and the state regulations of sexuality, family, and citizenship.