MIDEAST 490 - Topics in Middle East Studies
Section: 004 Race and Sexuality in Israel/Palestine
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Middle East Studies (MIDEAST)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course will explore how the concepts of race, racism and sexuality are understood and constructed within Israeli society. Students will learn and engage with basic terminologies and frameworks used to explore concepts of masculinity, femininity, gender identities, cinematic representations of racial constructs, and feminism as applied in Israeli society.

Some questions explored include: In what ways does gender intersect with race, ethnicity and sexuality? How do Western understandings of race play into the development of divisive movements such as the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement? What is the role of race and racism in Israeli LGBT and Queer Jewish movements? 

MIDEAST 490 - Topics in Middle East Studies
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002 (SEM)
W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (SEM)
Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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