CampusHaverford
SemesterFall_2010
Registration IDHISTH266A01
Course TitleSex and Gender in the Early Modern Islamic World
Credit1.0
DepartmentGender and Sexuality Studies
InstructorFarid Azfar
Time And DaysMW 2:30-4:00
Room LocationStokes 102
Additional Course InfoSO III
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
This course examines the histories of sex and gender in the Ottoman, Mughal (Indian), and Safavid (Persian) Empires, focusing mostly on the period between the 16th and 18th centuries. Among the topics covered are power-relations in the Ottoman imperial harem, the role of gender in the cultural synthesis of Hindu and Muslim traditions, same-sex themes in Persian love poetry, the clash between Sufi and orthodox traditions, and the use of the law in the resolution of familial disputes.
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CampusHaverford
SemesterFall_2010
Registration IDHISTH266A01
Course TitleSex and Gender in the Early Modern Islamic World
Credit1.0
DepartmentHistory
InstructorFarid Azfar
Time And DaysMW 2:30-4:00
Room LocationStokes 102
Additional Course InfoSO III
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
This course examines the histories of sex and gender in the Ottoman, Mughal (Indian), and Safavid (Persian) Empires, focusing mostly on the period between the 16th and 18th centuries. Among the topics covered are power-relations in the Ottoman imperial harem, the role of gender in the cultural synthesis of Hindu and Muslim traditions, same-sex themes in Persian love poetry, the clash between Sufi and orthodox traditions, and the use of the law in the resolution of familial disputes.
Miscellaneous LinksView textbook list for this course
Departmental Homepage




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