Muslims in North America and Europe: Discourses and Practices (HI-627)
This course offers a thematic and historical exploration of Muslim communities, institutions and discourses in North America and Western Europe. We will focus on a set of case studies, which will include communities in the U.S., Canada, France and the United Kingdom. While utilizing secondary literature, we will emphasize analysis of primary sources, including online, audio and video. Key themes will include: transnational Muslim discourse, locally specific interpretations of formative texts, gender, politics, and institutional life.