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|ASIAN357L Women in South Asian Religions: Gender Ideology and Practice in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam||D Sharif||Jan 6 - Jan 24||Online||-|| - ||3||1112||$1053|
Description for ASIAN357L:
This course examines women in South Asian history through the intersections of women’s lives with three major faith traditions of the subcontinent - Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Using historical, Literary, and anthropological lenses the course will consider how various institutions of authority - patriarchy, religion, and the state - have shaped and reshaped gender ideology in South Asia, and how women, throughout South Asia’s history, have, in turn, interpreted and negotiated their position in society.
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