Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.
- Muslim Women
- Muslim Societies
- Muslim cultures
- Gender identities
- Women in Islam
- Women in the Koran
- Women in the Hadith
"The focus of this course is on the lives of contemporary Muslim women, the factors informing constructions of gender identities in the Muslim world, the role and legal status of women in Muslim societies and in the West. This course will examine the roles women have played in Islamic history (Middle East & North Africa) and the changing discourse in Muslim communities concerning gender roles. The class will compare and contrast the religious, historical, and literary images of women to their actually lived experiences."
Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses
Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.
- BP 135.8 Women in the Hadith
- HQ 1170 Women in Islam
- HQ 1784 Women in Arab Countries