WGST 3222 Gender in Classical Jewish Texts

3 hours; 3 credits

This course will explore the role of gender in classical Jewish texts from the Bible to the Mishnah, Talmud, Midrash, and the Zohar, with a particular emphasis on Talmud and Midrash. From the creation story to homoeroticism, gender ambiguity, and marital law, this course will cover a range of topics looking at biblical and rabbinic Judaism through the lens of gender theory. This course is the same as Judaic Studies 3020.

Prerequisite: English 1010 or equivalent


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