War and Gender in the Middle East

AMES184FS

Explores how have contemporary wars constructed gender in the Middle East from 1948 until today. Examines the role of men and women in resistance movements to French and British colonialism, in civil wars, in revolutions and in interstate conflicts through literature and film. Focus on Algeria, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Iran and Turkey. A focus course. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ