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Fall 2012-2013
REL 509 / NES 510   */AUD

Studies in the History of Islam - Legal Categories and Social Realities

Shaun E. Marmon

This seminar explores the relationship (or dissonance) between legal and social categories in the context of late Medieval Muslim societies. Some of the topics that we will cover in this context will be gender, slavery, religious minorities, ethnicity and hybridity, communal violence and concepts of transgression. Readings will include scholarly literature and Medieval Arabic texts.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22298 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   Class of 1879 Hall   231   Enrolled:4 Limit:15