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Love and Promiscuity in the Muslim City

Listed in: Spanish, as SPAN-351

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Ibtissam Bouachrine (Section 01)

Description

This course focuses on a pluricultural and plurilinguistic western Mediterranean from the tenth to the fifteenth centuries. It examines how the Andalusi and Maghrebi urban elites negotiated love, as well as sexual, religious, and intellectual promiscuity in times of military conflict. Readings include erotic, religious, and political treatises in Arabic, Hebrew, and Castilian, produced mainly in the Iberian Peninsula and in dialogue with texts from Africa, Europe, and Asia.  Conducted in Spanish.

Requisite: SPAN 211 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Visiting Professor Bouachrine.

If Overenrolled: Priority given to Spanish majors

Keywords

Attention to Speaking, Attention to Writing, Languages Other Than English

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017