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Scholars Day: April 6, 2011

The Way of the Moudjahidate: How Arab Women Have Rallied and Fought for Their Families

Women’s activism in the Algerian Revolution was not a unique phenomenon, but rather a continuation of Arab women’s long history of participation in military conflicts, dating back to the early Islamic community of the 7th century. Memoirs by women who achieved some fame in this conflict reveal the ways that their gendered status shaped and was shaped by their participation in the conflict.

Presenter: Joseph Sweeney (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: History
Location: 104 Edwards
Time: 9:40 am (Session I)
Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.