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Muslim Feminisms: In and Against the Islam/Secular Dichotomy


Oct 21, 2021 05:44 PM

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Amina Jamal
Associate Professor of Sociology @Ryerson University
Amina Jamal is Associate Professor of Sociology at Ryerson University, Toronto. She has authored a monograph, Jamaat-e-Islami Women in Pakistan: Vanguard of a NewModernity? She writes in the areas of women, Islam and modernity, transnational and postcolonial feminism, violence against women and Muslim women’s struggles in Pakistan and Canada. Dr. Jamal 's research highlights the new types of citizen-subjects that are emerging from the complex interplay of gender, race, religion and sexuality with changing global economic, political and cultural relations. She is presently investigating the dilemmas of feminist and progressive Muslim politics and poetics in South Asia which are threatened by diverse hegemonic discourses and multiple forms of violence emanating from local, national and global interests.