Graduate Theological Union

Secularism, Sexuality, and Religious Difference

What Pacific School of Religion Women's Studies in Religion Lectures and Seminars
When



04-15-2011
from
12:00 pm
to
01:00 pm

Where Mudd 100, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, 94709
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Professor Saba Mahmood

Associate Professor of Social Cultural Anthropology
Pacific School of Religion Tolson Fellow

Saba Mahmood is an associate professor of Social Cultural Anthropology at UC Berkeley. Her  research interests include subject formation, religiosity, embodiment, and gender in  postcolonial societies. Her book, Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject  (Princeton University Press, 2005), includes an ethnography of a women’s piety movement that is part of the larger Islamist movement in Egypt.

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Co-sponsored by PSR Dean's Office and Women's Studies in Religion (GTU)
2 WSR Co-curricular Colloquium Units