HDS 3616

Religion, Gender, Identity - Readings in 20th Century Arab Autobiographies - Muslim, Christian, Jewish

Leila Ahmed


We will read autobiographical works mainly by 20th Century Arab and/or Muslim writers, paying particular attention to issues of identity, religion and gender, and exploring how these are at play in the text and in authorial constructions of self.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 25 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1842


0.50 credits
Spring 2012
Wed 1pm-4pm
Andover Hall Room 102

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • 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