Gender justice and the Qur'an is topic for Oct. 9
Posted October 7, 2002; 11:22 a.m.
Wadud, Islamic studies professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, will present a lecture titled "Gender Justice: Through Qur'anic Hermeneutics and Beyond," at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in 016 Robertson Hall.
Wadud is a visiting research associate with the Women's Studies Program at Harvard Divinity School. She is internationally known for her groundbreaking book "Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text From a Woman's Perspective," the first interpretive reading of the Qur'an by a woman.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for the Study of Religion .
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601