In addition to POCatIC’s critiques of President Tom Rochon, I want to draw attention to the complaints several faculty...
Published: October 19, 2015
We write to express our very serious concern about aspects of the c...
Asma Barlas, Department of Politics, was interviewed at an annual festival, "Il tempo delle donne," organized by women journalists of the Italian newspaper, Corriere della sera, on October 1st in Milan. She was asked about Islamic scriptural traditions that, according to ISIS men, permit them to enslave Yazidi women. (A short radio interview with Barlas and her co-panelist, Amina Wadud, on women and Islam can be found here: http://27esimaora.corriere.it/articolo/tempodelledonne-la-donna-nellislam-non-e-sottomessa/)
Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity taught a summer course on Islam as part of SUNY and St. Petersburg State University's annual Institute on Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture, in St. Petersburg, Russia, in July.