DISC Lecture. Political Shari‘a, Women’s Bodies and the Politics of Love in Razinat T. Mohamed’s Novel "Habiba (Beloved)."
Ousseina D. Alidou is professor in the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures and the Graduate Program in Comparative Literature. She is a theoretical linguist whose research focuses mainly on the study of women’s orality and literacy practices in African Muslim societies; African Muslim women’s Agency and gender justice; African women’s literatures; Gendered discourses of identity; and the politics of cultural production in African Muslim societies.
Sponsored by the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) with support from the African Studies Center, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Islamic Studies Program, and Women's Studies Department.
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Africa, International, Literature, Muslim, Politics, Women's Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, International Institute, Women's and Gender Studies Department, African Studies Center|
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