MES 321K • MUSILM WOMEN: PAST & PRESENT I
This course will 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.
Regular Attendance and Class Participation 15% Midterm Exam 40% Final Exam 45%.
Two-volume course packet