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Dr. Huma Ahmed-Ghosh, "What Does Being a Muslim Woman Mean in the West?"

Texas A&M Women's and Gender Studies, Religious Studies, and South Asia Studies Working Group Welcome:

Dr. Huma Ahmed-Ghosh

"What Does Being a Muslim Woman Mean in the West?"

Friday, March 2nd
Mayo Thomas Room of Cushing Memorial Library & Archives

Light refreshments will be served

About the Speaker
Huma Ahmed-Ghosh is Professor in the Department of Women's Studies at San Diego State University. She received her Ph.D. in 1990 in Cultural Ahthropologyfrom Syracuse University. She is currently on the Advisory Boards of the Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies; Center for Asian Studies; and International Security and Conflict Resolution Institute as SDSU. Ahmed-Ghosh has published extensively on women in Afghanistan, Muslim women in India and in the US diaspora, and gendered violence and conflict with a focus on Afghanistan. She has also edited a Special Issue for the Journal of Lesbian Studies title, "Lesbians, Sexuality and Islam," and is currently working on an edited volume on the subject. Her current manuscript on, Gendered Violence and Conflict: Women Transforming the Peace Process is in progress. She is currently serving on the Boards of the Sand Diego Women's Museum and a refugee organization, License to Freedom.

This event is supported by a grant from Interdisciplinary Critical Studies of the College of Liberal Arts
For further
inquireies, please contact Rebecca Hankins (rhankins@tamu.edu) or Jyotsna Vaid (jvaid@tamu.edu)

Friday, March 2, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cushing Reading Room
Cushing Library