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2024 Summer > UGRD > WGS > WGS 345

Gender, Religion and Politics in South Asia

Course #: WGS 345

This course explores the relationship of gender to religious politics in South Asia particularly in the context of liberation movements of the past and current modernization, development and globalization schemes. It examines how ideal images of masculinity, femininity and religious practice are reworked by various actors in the service of anti-colonialist, nationalist, and community struggles. The course highlights the complex ways religious and nationalist politics have created opportunities for women's activism while simultaneously undermining their autonomy.

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2930
Mujumdar,Aparna On-line course
Session: SS1 6W
Class Dates: 05/28/2024 - 07/11/2024
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 9
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: International, World Cultures