25 Years

Land, Gender, Colonial Legacies: On Women's Movements for Land Justice in Morocco Today

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Heller Hall 537

Zakia Salime is Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers. She is currently teaching at Yale as a President Visiting Professor of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her publications include Between Feminism and Islam: Women’s Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco (Minnesota Press 2011) and Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions, co-edited with Frances Hasso (Duke 2016). Her areas of expertise include globalization, postcolonial condition, social movements, political Islam, feminist theory, development, and neoliberal transformations with a focus on the MENA region. She is currently working on land right movements with an emphasis on the nexus of gender, ethnicity, and class in neoliberal transformations.