This course examines the history and current situations of women in Middle Eastern societies. The first half of the course is devoted to studying historical changes in factors structuring women's status and their sociopolitical roles. The second half of the course will focus on several case studies of women's participation in broad anticolonial social revolutions and how these revolutions affected the position of women in those societies.
Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; BU BA; AS HUM; AS LCD
Beyond the Harem: Women, Gender, and Revolution - 01