May 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

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HIST 3320 - History of Women in the Middle East


Main themes, divided chronologically and thematically, include the history of veiling, polygamy, divorce, and laws of personal status during the early periods of Islam; a re-examination of “harem politics” and the role of women in the Ottoman Empire; the effects of westernization and modernization in the 19th-century societies; and recent trends such as the enforcement of the veil in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Egyptian fundamentalist movements; section on women poets and novelists.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3.0
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I



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