June 18, 2024

“Is the Arab Spring Women’s Winter?” Symposium

A one-day symposium will be held at UMW on fundamentalism and women’s rights in Islam.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Great Hall 9:00-5:00

PANELISTS
Farzaneh Davari – Women’s rights activist on Gender Perspective of Transition to Democracy
Yvonne Haddady – Professor of History at Georgetown University
Sheerin Hunter – Director of the Reformist Islam Project at Georgetown University
Mark Perry – Director of the Washington, D.C., London, and Beirut-based Conflicts Forum on Democracy
Sharifeh Zuhur – Scholar of Middle Eastern History, Institute of Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Strategic Studies

Sponsored by the following departments: Campus Academic Resource Committee, Geography, James Farmer Multicultural Center, Leidecker Center for Asian Studies, The Office of Student Life, Political Science and International Affairs, Sociology and Anthropology, and Women’s and Gender Studies

Questions? contact safsous@mail.umw.edu

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.