Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

February 21, 2013

Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Tuesday, March 5
7-9pm

Room 150 Horace Mann, Teachers College
 

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Fida Adely on her new book: Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress. Dr. Adely is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown.

University. Her research interests include education in the Arab world, women and development, gender and labor, and development in the Arab world. In Gendered Paradoxes, Fida Adely takes readers into the halls of a Jordanian public school, "the al-Khatwa Secondary School for Girls," to examine how the young women there are facing the social and economic challenges of today's Jordan.