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TALK | Feminist Perspectives in Contemporary Arab Debates with Prof. Elizabeth Kassab

  • 1134 International Affairs Building, Columbia University (map)

Presented by the Human Rights Program and The Middle East Institute

Cultural Critique and Cultural Malaise.
Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures

Professor Kassab will present and discuss the feminist contributions to the issues of cultural malaise and cultural critique that have dominated Arab debates for the last century. How and where is the “Woman Question” located in the colonial and post- colonial discourse? What are the critical contributions of feminists concerning post-colonial and post-independence tensions?