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GNDS 401  Debates on Feminism and Islam  Units: 3.00  
This course focuses on the theories, political activities, and organizing of Islamic feminists. It situates itself in relation to contemporary debates around the status of women in Islam and problematizes the nature of feminism and its assumed relationship to Islam. The course will focus on questions of religion, race, class, and nationalism in relation to Islam and Muslim women. This course contains an intensive and independent study component.
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Seminar, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: 3rd yr in a GNDS or SXGD plan  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Gender Studies
MA degree from a recognized university in gender studies or cognate fields (women’s studies, feminist studies, sexuality studies) or in another field with evidence of a prior focus on gender. Minimum of B+ / 75% in the last two years of university study. Consideration will be given to practitioners of gender studies in the public or private sectors who hold the BAH and who demonstrate exceptional and relevant professional experience and achievement in an appropriate field.