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Online Lecture: “Should a Muslim Woman Be President? Race, Gender, and the Insurgent Legacies of American Islam” Yale Law School, November 12, 2020, 4:15-5:45 PM

November 12, 2020 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

“Should a Muslim Woman Be President? Race, Gender, and the Insurgent Legacies of American Islam”

Thursday, November 12, 2020
4:15 – 5:45 pm EST

Sylvia Chan-Malik, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Rutgers University, author of Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color and American Islam (2018)

The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion featuring:

  • Nadia Marzouki, Research Fellow at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Paris); author of Islam: An American Religion (2017)
  • Zareena Grewal, Associate Professor, American Studies, Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and Religious Studies at Yale University
  • Doug NeJaime, Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School
  • Intisar Rabb, Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law and Director of the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School and Professor of History, Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Science

To obtain more information or to register, please write to kamel.center@yale.edu.

The Kamel Center is an academic endeavor entirely devoted to improving the understanding of Islamic law and civilization by organizing interdisciplinary discussions with leading scholars and thinkers and supporting the research of promising junior scholars.

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