Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Gender and Islam
0.5 Credit

This course is an exploration of gender and gender relations in Islamic contexts, from classical times to the modern period. Topics include: gender in Islamic scripture and legal traditions, social and political roles of women and men in Islamic history, women in Islamic spirituality, and contemporary issues pertaining to femininities and masculinities in Islamic cultures.