"What is a Feminist Response to the Eviction of Muslims from Western Law?"


Feb
26
2013

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  • Speaker: Sherene Razack, University of Toronto
  • Host Department: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS)
  • Date: 02/26/2013
  • Time: 4:00 PM

  • Location: 2239 Lane Hall

  • Description:

    Sherene Razack's research and teaching interests lie in the area of race and gender issues in the law. Her books include an edited collection, Race, Space and the Law: Unmapping a White Settler Society (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2002), Looking White People in the Eye: Gender, Race, and Culture in Courtrooms and Classrooms (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1998, 1999, 2000), and Canadian Feminism and the Law: The Women's Legal and Education Fund and the Pursuit of Equality (Toronto: Second Story Press, 1991). She has also published articles on Canadian national mythologies and immigration policies of the 1990s, race, space and prostitution, and gendered racism.


    The lecture is part of IRWG's Program on Transitions and Ruptures.