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A Conversation About Love: Queer & Straight Muslims Talk About Love & Dating

  • Italian Academy - 3rd floor 1161 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

The co-editors of Love, InshAllah and Salaam, Love will join a panel of contributors to and readers of these groundbreaking essay collections for a university-wide conversation about love, sex, and intimacy.

Speakers include:

Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi, co-editor of Love, InshAllah and Salaam, Love
Contributors to the books John AustinHaroon Moghul, and Yusef Ramelize
Reader Ayah Eldosougi '17
And moderator K. Soraya Batmanghelichi

Stay after and continue the conversation at a reception with the speakers, where copies of Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women and Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, and Intimacy will be available for purchase.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life; the Institute for Women, Gender, and Sexuality; the Middle East Institute; and the Affect Studies University Seminar.

This event is the first in a series on aspects of Muslim sexualities. This Spring 2017, the series continues with two one-day conferences: “Intimacies I: Sexuality in Contemporary Muslim Societies” and “Intimacies II: Exploring Queer Affects in Contemporary Muslim Societies.”