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Anti-Racist Feminisms: A Speaker Series: Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry
March 22 at 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree
Join the last speaker in the Anti-Racist Feminisms Speaker Series, Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry, who will speak about her new book, The Colour of God, in relationship to Islamic feminisms.
This event is funded by UBC’s Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund and the Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies.
About the Speaker
Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry is the Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice and Professor of Islamic studies and Gender studies at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Chaudhry’s research focuses on Islamic law and theology.
She is a Member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada and a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Fellow.
Dr. Chaudhry has held residential fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, at Harvard University. and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Study at UBC.
She is the author of The Colour of God (Oneworld, HarperCollins India, 2021) and Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition: Ethics, Law, and the Muslim Discourse on Gender (Oxford University Press, 2014).