FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
Gender & Sexuality in the Middle East
New concepts and themes in gender and feminist studies. Topics may vary each semester. Instructor: Staff
This is a survey seminar focused on gender and sexuality in the Middle East and North Africa. Assignments include fiction and film, as well as scholarship from anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, history, and other fields. The seminar addresses sex, embodiment, and masculinity/femininities and challenges static and racist representations of histories, communities, and peoples in the region.