May 26, 2018  
Undergraduate Record 2010-2011 
    
Undergraduate Record 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AAS 3000 - Women and Religion in Africa


This course examines women’s religious activities, traditions and spirituality in a number of different African contexts.  Drawing on ethnographic, historical, literary, and religious studies scholarship, we will explore a variety of themes and debates that have emerged in the study of gender and religion in Africa.  Topics will include gendered images of sacred power; the construction of gender through ritual; sexuality and fertility; and women



Credits: 3