Course Detail

Gender Studies in the Arab World


The target of this course is to provide an overview of the key topics in the study of gender in the Arab world. This course provides a gendered understanding of prevailing ideologies, social practices, and trends for students interested in Arab politics and culture. Students will be presented with readings ranging from history, sociology, anthropology, political science, and media studies. The course is taught entirely in Arabic.

Satisfies a minor requirement in Arabic.
Satisfies a major requirement in Gender Studies.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Counts toward the Asian Studies interdisciplinary minor, the International Studies interdisciplinary minor (Middle East sections), and the Communication Studies interdisciplinary minor.
Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing and Rhetoric distribution requirements.


Arabic 202 or permission of instructor.