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Islamic Feminism: Convergence or Contradiction?

  • 754 Schermerhorn Extension, Columbia University (map)

By Qudsia Mirza and Kate Stoneman

The Middle East Institute in collaboration with The Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and Qanun--the Middle Eastern Law Students Association.

Qudsia Mirza is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of East London. Kate Stoneman is a Visiting Professor of Law and Democracy, Albany Law School.

Qudsia Mirza, editor of the forthcoming book, Islamic Feminism and the Law, and author of numerous publications on critical race theory, feminism and law, and women and Islamic law will discuss the new interpretive methodologies in contemporary Islamic feminism and the implications that these have for law and the creation of gendered legal rights.

*Schermerhorn is just north of Fayerweather and Avery, themselves north of St. Paul Chapel on the main campus. After entering the building turn right then left; follow the green tile floor to the elevator. This is Schermerhorn Extension; seminar room is on the 7th floor.