Jewish Women: Between Conformity and Agency

JUDS 1617 S02 [CRN: 24540]

This seminar studies Jewish women in different temporal and geographical contexts, internally within their own communities and externally with other neighboring religious groups. Visual and material sources (iconography, artifacts, architectures, film) are examined in dialogue with texts (biblical and Talmudic writings, medieval and modern commentaries, contemporary literature) to explore the binary of male authority and female agency. Case studies will encompass the Middle East and Europe from antiquity to the present.
Term
Spring 2020
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
40
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
15:00 - 17:30 Mon - from Jan 22, 2020 to May 15, 2020
Exam Group Code
13