Past Event

Why Muslim Women Must Re-Interpret the Quran

Mon, Jul 19 2010 - 12:00pm

Why Muslim Women Must Re-interpret the Quran

Nimat Hafez Barazangi, Ph.D., Islamic and Arabic Studies, Cornell University; Author, Woman's Identity and the Quran
Laura Sydell, Correspondent, National Public Radio - Moderator

Barazangi posits that it’s time for Muslim women to have a peaceful, silent revolution, firmly grounded in the Quran. Barazangi is a researcher for feminist, gender and sexuality studies at Cornell and has worked to improve attitudes and conditions for women in Islam. Hear from this dedicated educator, who helped draft the Iraqi constitution.

MLF: Middle East
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program
Cost: MEMBERS FREE
, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Celia Menczel