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as of 8/21/2018

RELIGION, SEXUALITY AND GENDER
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: South Africa - University of Cape Town - 'Univ. of Cape Town'
UC Course SubjectReligious Studies
Women’s & Gender Studies
Number & Suffix: 129
Full UC Title: RELIGION, SEXUALITY AND GENDER 
Transcript Title: RELIGION/SEX/GENDER 
UC QTR Units - Division: 8.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores issues related to ideologies of gender and sexuality in the history of religious traditions, with particular attention to the role of women in religion. Special attention is given to how gender is symbolized in religious myth and ritual practices, exploring how this relates to women's experiences. Connections between sexuality, embodiment and spirituality are addressed through case studies in African, Abrahamic, and Asian religions. Drawing on examples from the beliefs and practices of different religious traditions, the course aims to engage with cross-cultural and interdisciplinary scholarship in religious studies, gender studies, women's studies and feminist theory. Theoretical reflections on gender in religious traditions are addressed throughout the course. Assessment: coursework (40%), final exam (30%), final project (30%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: RELIGION, SEXUALITY AND GENDER 
Partner University Department: Religious Studies 
Partner University Course Number: REL2047F