Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) gave a keynote, "Challenging violence against women from an Islamic perspective," at the invitation of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women in Toronto, Canada, on October 6. She has also written the foreword to the CCMW's report, Violence Against Women – Health and Justice for Canadian Muslim Women, by the noted feminist lawyer, Pamela Cross.
For more information on CCMW's report, please visit: ccmw.com/violence-against-women-health-and-justice-for-canadian-muslim-women/
Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Asma Barlas, Rebecca Plante and Betsy Keller; staff members Colleen Clark, Eric Maguire, Molly Israel and Bonny Griffith; and students Timothy Berry and Dominick Recckio. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.
At the invitation of the NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-XI), Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) taught a three-week seminar on "Islam and the West" at the University of St. Petersburg, Russia, in July-August. NYI is offered annually through the State University of New York, Stony Brook (www.nyi.spb.ru).