REL 509 / NES 510 */AUD
Studies in the History of Islam - Legal Categories and Social Realities
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
Open to Graduate Students Only.
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