HDS 3616

Religion, Gender, Identity - Readings in 20th Century 'Arab' Memoirs - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish

Leila Ahmed


We will read autobiographical works by mainly 20th century 'Arab' writers, Muslim, Christian and Jewish, paying particular attention to issues of religion, gender and identity, exploring how these are at play in the texts and in authorial constructions of self, history, and meaning.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1842

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0.50 credits
Fall 2014
Thurs 2pm-4pm
Andover Hall Room 117

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
  • Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Islam
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None