Sep 15, 2019  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GSFS 261 - Gender Theory and the Study of Religion

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD

This course will examine the various ways in which feminist scholars bring gender issues to the academic study of religion. Topics to be addressed will include: feminist critiques of androcentrism in ‘classic’ theories of religion; methods for the historical retrieval of suppressed women’s voices in historical texts; sociological and ethnographical approaches to investigating women’s marginalized ritual practices; feminist approaches to philosophy of religion and theology. Prerequisite & Notes:

Enrollment Limit: 35
Instructor: M. Kamitsuka

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