WSTD09H3: Race, Gender, and Islamophobia

An in-depth examination of Islamophobic discourses, practices and institutionalized discriminatory policies, and their impact on Muslims and those perceived to be Muslim. Themes include the relationship between Islamophobia, gender orientalism and empire; Islamophobic violence; Islamophobia in the media; the Islamophobia industry; the mobilization of feminism and human rights in the mainstreaming of Islamophobia. Equal attention will be paid to resisting Islamophobia through art, advocacy, and education.

WSTB11H3 and 1.0 credit at the C-level from courses listed in requirements 5 and 6 of the Major program in Women's and Gender Studies
History, Philosophy and Cultural Studies
Priority will be given to students in the Major program in Women’s and Gender Studies