Sexuality, Gender, and the Muslim Body

Lecture by Katherine Ewing
Thursday, November 3, 2016
12:15 pm, Axinn 229

Katherine Pratt Ewing, Professor in the Department of Religion and the South Asia Institute, is also Coordinator of the Master of Arts Program at SAI and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Sexuality. Until 2010, she was Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Religion at Duke University, where she served as the Executive Director of the North Carolina Consortium for South Asian Studies. In 2010-2011 she was Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison before moving to Columbia’s Religion Department in 2011. Her research ranges from debates among Muslims about the proper practice of Islam in the modern world to sexualities, gender, and the body in South Asia. She has done ethnographic fieldwork in Pakistan, Turkey, and India, and among Muslims in Germany, The Netherlands, and the United States.

Sponsored by the Academic Enrichment Fund; Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies Program; Middle East Studies Program; Religion Department; Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs; Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, Sociology and Anthropology Department.



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