HIST 462: Women in Islamic Society
HIST 462-001: Women in Islamic Society
12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR
East Building 122
Section Information for Fall 2019
This course will survey the lived experience of women in Muslim societies from the time of the rise of Islam to the present-day. It will do so by examining the historical processes that impacted the role and status of women in the Islamic world, as well as the ways in which women reacted to, negotiated, and subverted them in their own interest, through readings, documentaries, films, and literature by and about Muslim women.
Mason Core (All)
Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.
Course Information from the University Catalog
Surveys history of women in Islamic society from rise of Islam to present day. Examines historical processes that affected role and status of women in society, and specific topics around which issues of gender status and identity coalesced, especially in modern period. Limited to three attempts.
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