Women and Gender in the Middle East


Examination of cultural identity and politics in Turkey and modern Middle East. Using Istanbul as a classroom, considers how representations of the Middle East are contested and gendered, analyzing such icons as "veiled women" and "terrorist men" and political implications of such representations. Topics include emergence of new social movements and paradoxes of secularism, Islamism, globalization, and neoliberalism in various settings. Offered only in the Duke in Turkey program. Instructor: Göknar, Gökariksel
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 189
  • AMES 303SA
  • GSF 189
  • POLSCI 213SA
  • POLSCI 186
Typically Offered