Merinda Simmons

By appointment

REL 234.001 Women and Religion

This course will examine how certain social phenomena come to be identified as “religion” and “gender,” looking at how these are naturalized and performed within racialized, sexualized, and economic frameworks. We will pay specific attention to US case studies highlighting the intersection of gender, religion, race, and politics. HU

T, R | 12:30-1:45

MA 207

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Readings

Dorrough Smith, Leslie
Compromising Positions: Sex Scandals, Politics, and American Christianity
Oxford, 2019
9780190924072

Books are available at the SUPe Store and online through vendors such as amazon.com.

Online Readings

Blackboard Other texts will be available through the Blackboard course site.