CSUEB lecturer to discuss "Women and Islam"

  • April 13, 2010 5:30pm

Sartaz Aziz, a lecturer in the department of English, will be the special presenter at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Foreign Language Day on Thursday, April 15.

In her talk titled “Women and Islam,” Aziz will discuss the rights of Muslim women as described in the Quran and how they are observed in practice in some of today’s Muslim societies.  She is the co-author of Twilight Goddess: Spiritual Feminism and Feminine Spirituality (Shambhala 2002) with Thomas F. Cleary. 

--Kimberly Legocki

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