Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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RES 306G - Women and Goddesses in India


Examines constructions of women and their roles- mythically, ideologically, and actually. Explores orthodox religious configurations of human and divine females and women’s responses to problematic expectations. Investigates Western appropriations of Hindu goddesses to examine cultural collisions. Questions whether philosophies/theologies of female sanctity promote and/or oppress female humanity. Course Codes: BR. Prereq: PEQ in Religious Studies. Cross-listed with PHL 224.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: BR. Prereq: PEQ in Religious Studies. Cross-listed with PHL 224. Term cycle: variable. Yearly cycle: even years.

Credits: 3



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