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1170. Women's Contemporary Writing in the Arab World

Also offered as: WGSS 1170

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

An exploration of feminist texts, literary texts, and popular fiction. Topics may include: the role of women’s writing from the nineteenth century to the present in public life; women’s writing in social and political movements such as the Arab Spring; the intersectionality of class, race, gender, and nation in Arabic literature; and the unique challenges faced by Arab women writers. Taught in English. CA 1. CA 4-INT.