AMAS 405 - Topics in Arab American Studies
Fall 2022, Section 001 - The Muslim Question
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

The Muslim Question is a defining feature of our present moment. It refers to how Islam and/or Muslims are marked as a problem as well as what this problematization means and its history in the US and globally. The seminar will examine these ideas, their implications, their different forms, and their relationship to other racialized questions, with attention to the themes around which the Muslim Question is posed (e.g. law, women’s bodies, statehood, global governance, reformation, violence/peace, extra-national ties, fanaticism, compatibility with democracy and/or liberalism).

Course Requirements:

short papers, presentations, final paper.

Intended Audience:

Primarily for third, fourth, and some second year students who have taken a political theory or humanistic class. Interdisciplinary readings aimed at students interested in Islam, Muslims in the West, and/or religion, race, political theory, history.

Schedule

AMAS 405 - Topics in Arab American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
36841
Open
9
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: This is a meet-together with POLSCI 495. 002

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