Mervat Hatem Comes to Denison
Date of Event: April 4, 2008
Posted: March 21, 2008 / Last Updated: March 25, 2008
Mervat F. Hatem, a professor of political science at Howard University in Washington, D.C., will speak at Denison about gender and politics in the Middle East, and give feminist critiques of international relations. Hatem’s lecture is on Friday, April 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Higley Hall Auditorium.
Hatem is a renowned activist and esteemed writer whose articles have appeared in the “International Journal of Middle East Studies,” “Feminist Issues” and “Women’s Studies International Forum.” Her latest publication, titled “U.S. Discourses on the War on Terrorism in the U.S. and Its Views of the Arab, Muslim, and Gendered ‘Other’ ” in the “Arab Studies Journal,” focuses on international issues and concerns.
Hatem’s speech is sponsored by the 2007-08 Laura C. Harris Symposium titled “Feminism and War, Feminism and Peace” and by the department of women’s studies. The lecture is free and open to the public.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville—Mervat F. Hatem lecture, 4:30 p.m., Fri., April 4, in Higley Hall Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Call 740-587-6536 to confirm information.
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