[URBANTH-L]ANN: Where is Home: Gender, Sexuality, and Transnationalism (U Michigan Dearborn)

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Tue Feb 28 21:36:46 EST 2006

The Center for Arab American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies Program
at the University of Michigan-Dearborn present

Where Is Home: Gender, Sexuality, and Transnationalism

1030 CASL Building 6-9 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2006

For more information and to RSVP, email caasumd at umd.umich.edu or call (313)

Dr. Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon is Assistant Professor in the School of Arts
and Humanities
and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of
Birmingham at Alabama.
Her areas of specialization are post-colonialism, feminist literature and
theory, Francophone
film and literature, and the literatures of Africa with a specific emphasis
on Maghrebian and
Islamic studies. She has just published her first book, The Production of
the Muslim Woman:
Negotiating Next, History, and Ideology (Lexington Books, 2005).

Dr. M. Jacqui Alexander is Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at the
University of Toronto.
She is the author of Pedagogies of Crossing (Duke University Press) and the
co-editor of Sing,
Whisper, Shout, Pray: Feminist Visions for a Just World and Feminist
Genealogies, Colonial
Legacies, Democratic Futures. Her numerous awards include a Senior Fellowhip
at the Harvard
University Centre for the Study of World Religions and a John Simon
Guggenheim Fellowship.

Dr. Chandra Mohanty is Professor of Women's Studies and Dean's Professor of
the Humanities at
Syracuse University. She is author of Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing
Theory, Practicing
Solidarity (Duke University Press, 2003 and Zubaan Books, India, 2004), and
co-editor of Third
World Women and the Politics of Feminism (Indiana University Press, 1991),
and Feminist
Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures (Routledge, 1997).

Sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies, the Women's and Gender
Studies Program,
and a Text in Community grant from the Office of the Provost.

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG),
UM-Ann Arbor.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn does not necessarily endorse the
viewpoints of presenters.

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