[ skip to content ]

ISLAM LECTURE IS MONDAY IN CONSTANT HALL

Old Dominion University's Women's Studies Department will present a lecture, "Islamic Feminist Reflections on Religious Fundamentalism and the War on Terrorism," by author and scholar Farid Esack from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in room 1002 of Constant Hall.

Esack, a scholar of qur'anic hermeneutics, is also a social activist, committed to inter-religious solidarity for justice and peace. Formerly Commissioner for Gender Equality in the South African government, he has lectured on Islamic theology, politics, environmentalism, and gender justice all over the world.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the philosophy department, Graduate Programs in International Studies and the ODU Greens.

This article was posted on: November 12, 2002

Old Dominion University
Office of University Relations

Room 100 Koch Hall Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0018
Telephone: 757-683-3114
http://www.odu.edu/news

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.