Asma Barlas

Asma Barlas

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



Asma Barlas (Politics) gives plenary address at the ILA Annual Conference

The International Linguistic Association invited Asma Barlas (Politics) to give a plenary address at its 63rd annual conference on April 21.

This year's theme was Language and Religion and, in her talk, "Reading the Word in a Foreign Tongue," Barlas explored what it meant for her to propose a liberatory Qur'anic hermeneutics when she doesn't understand Arabic, the language of Islam's Scripture. The conference was held at St. John's University, New York: https://hallidaycentre.cityu.edu.hk:2443/ila/04_conference_2018.aspx



Originally published in Intercom: Asma Barlas (Politics) gives plenary address at the ILA Annual Conference.


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