DISC Lecture. Being Muslims: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam
Sylvia Chan-Malik studies the intersections of race, gender, and religion in the United States, with a particular interest in how these categories intersect in contemporary struggles for social justice. She teaches courses on race and ethnicity in the United States, Islam in/and America, social justice movements, feminist methodologies, multiethnic literature and culture in the U.S., and 20-21st century U.S. history. She is also on the faculty of the Women’s and Gender Studies department. Chan-Malik holds a PhD in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College, and a BA in English and Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
Sponsored by the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) with support from Arab and Muslim American Studies, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Islamic Studies Program, Islamophobia Working Group, Women's Studies Department
|Building:||Hatcher Graduate Library|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||African American, Multicultural, Muslim, 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, Department of American Culture, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)|
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