Gender & Sexuality in Islam

This course will introduce students to contemporary controversies regarding gender and sexuality in the Quran and scholarly texts, with particular emphasis on modern Islamic feminism. Students will examine common radical reinterpretations of gender and sexuality, as well as the methodology behind them.  Throughout the course, participants will explore the overarching theme of the boundary between divine imperatives regarding gender and sexuality and human interpretation.

Course Curriculum

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