CURA Colloquium: Islam and Feminism: A Senegalese Conversation with Religion

with Claire (Seulgie) Lim, PhD Student, Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences Women's movements in Senegal have a long history of working towards community building, financial independence, and legislative changes. This paper addresses one of the latter in terms of fairer political gender representation and further examines the effects and interactions of this movement with Islam. In doing so, the author points out to the complex relationship between women's rights and Islam and makes an argument against the often conventional notion that Islam works against the improvement of women's status and political and social r Email for your copy to participate virtually. Co-sponsored with the School of Theology
12:00 pm on Friday, April 17, 2020
1:30 pm on Friday, April 17, 2020