Asma Barlas Offers Seminar in Russia


Contributed by Claire Swensen

At the invitation of the NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI-XI), Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) taught a three-week seminar on "Islam and the West" at the University of St. Petersburg, Russia, in July-August.  NYI is offered annually through the State University of New York, Stony Brook (