About the event

What are the politics of knowledge and the state of women's education in Palestine? How do feminists within and outside of Palestine approach issues of social justice and human rights?

How does gender factor into analyses of the politics and security of the Middle East? Join a group of noted scholars from around the nation, including Chandra Mohanty (Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse), Beverley Guy-Sheftall (Women’s Studies, Spelman College), Barbara Ransby (Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago) and moderator Premilla Nadasen (History, Queens College, Resident Mellon Fellow, The Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY) for a discussion of these timely issues.