Ithacan article, interview with Politics Professor Asma Barlas:
Patricia Rodriguez, Assistant Professor Politics, participated in a workshop on Environment and Citizenship in Latin America, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada on April 23-24, 2010.
The Politics Department is holding a pizza and coffee study break on Monday of finals week, May 10. All politics majors, minors and friends of the politics department are invited. The event is on the 3rd floor of Muller Faculty Center.
Coffee starting at 8:30am. Pizza will be here at 12:30pm.
Come on by!
Chip Gagnon (Politics) organized and participated in a workshop at Cornell University's Peace Studies Program on April 23 and 24, entitled "The Missionary Position: Processes of ideological entrepreneurship in post conflict societies." This workshop was the second in a series, part of Chip's project on "Interdisciplinary perspectives on post-conflict studies."
Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Dean, Interdisciplinary and International Studies.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Asma Barlas as Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE). Dr. Barlas will begin her duties on June 1st.
Dr. Barlas is a full professor in the Department of Politics in the School of Humanities and Sciences and has served as a faculty member at Ithaca College since 1991. She is the author of the acclaimed Believing Women in Islam and a recipient of the internationally prestigious Spinoza Chair in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam.