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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2009

ISL 372 • MUSLIM WOMEN: PAST & PRESENT I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42295 TTh
8:30 AM-9:30 AM
WEL 2.256
SHIRAZI, F

Course Description

This course examine the lives and contributions of Muslim women, both in the past and in the contemporary era. The focus of this course is the following: 1) to identify and study about important Muslim women, 2) to learn about the contributions of women in various areas, 3) to study the diverse roles women have played in Muslim societies, and 4) to understand the dynamics of interaction between men and women in Muslim societies, and lastly, 5) to understand the diverse ways in which women are symbolically represented in Muslim societies.

Grading Policy

Regular Attendance and Class Participation 15% Midterm Exam 40% Final Exam 45%

Texts

Readers packets( two volumes)

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