Islam, Women, and Equality


Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins

Reading the Qur’an for Liberation
A talk by Asma Barlas
Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 7:00 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall
A reception will follow the talk.

Asma Barlas will discuss her book "Believing Women" in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an, exploring whether Islam is a patriarchal and misogynistic religion or whether its scripture, the Qur'an, can be read as a liberatory text.

Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Ithaca College School Of Humanities and Sciences in cooperation with the Office of the Provost

Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins