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

Co-sponsored by the Middle East Institute at Columbia University

Friday, December 9
4:00 - 6:00pm

Columbia University
The Italian Academy Library (3rd floor)

1161 Amsterdam Ave.

New York, NY 10027

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."

For more information on this event, please click here.