AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Section: 004 Arab Women: Homelands and Diasporas
Term: WN 2011
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores concepts of gender and sexuality in the Arab world and among Arab American communities. Throughout the term, we will study these concepts in the context of cultural and familial forms of power, socio-economics, race relations, and engagements with colonialism, militarism and war. We will also explore the ways that Arab and Arab American feminists respond to various forms of power and oppression. We will study Arab and Arab American feminist critiques of patriarchy, global politics, racism, and Eurocentric feminisms. We will also address the relationship between Arab American feminists and U.S. women of color feminisms. This course is interdisciplinary and draws upon social science and humanities materials. Course materials include scholarly texts and films and artistic expressions.

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
18977
Closed
Wolv. Access
3Y1
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (SEM)
P
28902
Open
8
13Y1
-
TuTh 6:00PM - 7:30PM
003 (SEM)
P
21134
Closed
Wolv. Access
6Y1
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
11062
Closed
0
8Y1
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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