WGS345-01A Gender, Religion and Politics in South Asia (with Aparna Mujumdar)

WGS345-01A Gender, Religion and Politics in South Asia (with Aparna Mujumdar)

This course explores the relationship of gender to religious politics in South Asia particularly in the context of liberation movements of the past and current modernization, development and globalization schemes. It examines how ideal images of masculinity, femininity and religious practice are reworked by various actors in the service of anti-colonialist, nationalist, and community struggles. The course highlights the complex ways religious and nationalist politics have created opportunities for women's activism while simultaneously undermining their autonomy.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Online

Day(s) and Time(s):

May 26-Jul 9

Distribution:

WC

Diversity:

I

Availability:

Registration for Summer Session I is closed.
Class Number:2050_Smr2020
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Important Dates
Session 1 classes start: May 26, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 100% refund: May 28, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 50% refund: June 2, 2020
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