Starr Forum: Digital Feminism in the Arab Gulf

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Building E15, 070 Bartos
20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

Featuring Mona Eltahawy, American-Egyptian journalist, speaker, and author of "The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls"

Speaker:
Mona Eltahawy is an award-winning columnist and international public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues and global feminism. She is based in Cairo and New York City. She is the author of "The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls," released September 2019.

Discussant:
Hala Aldosari is a Saudi scholar and activist whose work focuses on women’s rights in Arab societies, violence against women, and the “guardianship” system in Saudi Arabia. She joined the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) as its 2019 Robert E Wilhelm Fellow.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Program in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS), MIT Press Bookstore, MIT History

Books will be signed and sold by MIT Press Bookstore at the event.

 

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