March 27, 2013

Poster First Annual International Women's MonthTomorrow, March 28, WPI presents the First Annual International Women’s Month Lecture at WPI.

“Women and Democracy in Middle East And North Africa”

 Event: March 28

Time: 4:00–6:00 PM

Location: Salisbury Labs 115 (Kinnicutt Hall)

Cost: Free admission

Professor Nayereh Tohidi will deliver the First Annual International Women’s Month Lecture at WPI.  The lecture, entitled “Women and Democracy in Middle East and North Africa,” will take place tomorrow, March 28, from 4 to 6 pm. Tohidi is professor and former chair of the Department of Gender & Women Studies at California State University, Northridge. Her teaching and research areas include sociology of gender, religion (Islam), ethnicity, and democracy in the Middle East and post-Soviet Central Eurasia, especially Iran and Azerbaijan Republic. Her publications include Globalization, Gender and Religion: The Politics of Women’s Rights in Catholic and Muslim Contexts; Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity within Unity; and Feminism, Democracy and Islamism in Iran.

All are welcome!

Learn more about Dr. Tohidi’s work


Sponsor: Department of Humanities and Arts