Women, Gender and Islam
College: Emmanuel College
Course Code: 
EMT2811HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Some of the most debated topics in contemporary Islam revolve around the notion of gender and women's rights. This course is a historical and topical survey of the role of women and gender in the Islamic faith tradition. The first half of the course will review the history of women in Islamic societies, while the second will address some of the most prominent issues in contemporary discourses. Topics will include marriage, divorce, veiling, segregation, leadership, Islamic feminism and hermeneutics.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2013
Start Time: 
11:00
End Time: 
13:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: