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HIST 160: History of Women and Gender in the Middle East

Units: 4

Covers the history of women and gender in the Middle East beginning with the period immediately prior to the establishment of Islam and continuing into the modern period. Examines issues related to veiling, power and authority, women and religion, colonialism, nationalism and revivalist movements, and intersectionality. Readings will cover a broad variety of historical texts, emphasizing women’s voices.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Crosslisted with: CRES 160
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Arts and Humanities
  • Badge: Global Awareness

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite Courses: Any lower-division HIST course or CRES 001 or equivalent exam
Instructor Permission Required: No

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