Asma Barlas

Asma Barlas

Retired Professor, Department of Politics
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences

Read by Paula Ioanide, February 25, 2014 at Professor Eric Cheyfitz's talk at Ithaca College

It is one of the greatest conundrums in the world that people who have been subjected to much oppression in history should themselves become powerful and oppressive at a different historical moment.  The American Studies Association’s recent vote to boycott Israeli institutions...

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Reset Dialogues on Civilizations

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Women's Rights from within the Qur'an

Asma Barlas, Ithaca...

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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/

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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.

IC in the Media

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