RLG415H1: Performance, Gender, Religion

Hours

24S

“Performance, Gender, Religion” will explore gendered religious experience through the lens of performance and theories of performativity. Topics include: The inculcation of religious norms through required gender performance, the performative dimension of religious ritual, and performance culture within religious communities. Particular attention will be paid to the performance culture of ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls and women, and students will have the opportunity to participate in the research project “Performing Orthodox Girlhood.”

Prerequisite
Completion of 9.0 credits
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)