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IS 217 Gender and Society in Morocco

Faculty: Overseas Program Faculty
Content: Examines the multifaceted relationships between women and men in Moroccan society. Beyond considering how gender formation and relations have been mediated by historically dynamic Islamic ideologies and institutions, the course attends to numerous other factors that have shaped gender identity, performance, and hierarchy. Particular attention will be paid to the ways in which gender intersects with other structures of identity formation and social life, such as ethnicity, class, and religion. Topics include: doctrinal norms and lived realities, language and gender, models of masculinity, Moroccan feminism and women’s rights, gender and international migration.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: Acceptance into Morocco Overseas program.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.