Posted on behalf of Dean Tanya Saunders, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.
Asma Barlas, professor of politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, recently spent a week at the University of Utrecht as a visiting scholar (October 24-November 1). The invitation came from the Netherlands Research School for Theology and Religious Studies (NOSTER), Faculty of Humanities (Theology and Religious Studies and Gender Studies) and several women's groups, including Al-Nisa, the Dutch Muslim women’s organization, and the Oecumenical Women's Synod.
ITHACA, NY — A campaigner for the rights of domestic workers will speak at Ithaca College on Monday, Oct. 12, as part of a yearlong discussion series on “Race and Immigration.” Titled “Domestic Workers Organizing at the Intersection of Crisis and Recovery,” the free public talk by Joycelyn Gill-Campbell will be held at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert...
The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) is in the process of conducting a search for an associate/full professor and director. The director will provide academic and administrative leadership in the development of the center, and lead the strategic and program planning efforts for the center, including curriculum development, faculty development, and cocurricular...
Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, gave a presentation at the first plenary session of the conference on "Re-imagining the Shari'a: Theory, Practice, and Muslim Pluralism," in Venice, Italy, on September 14th. The title of her paper was "The Qur'an, Shari'a, and Women's Rights."
Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, gave the keynote address at the fourth annual Ramadan Iftar, organized by Turning Point for Women and Families in New York on August 29.