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Lecture: “Women Islamic leaders in West Africa,” Islam in Africa Lecture Series, Harvard Divinity School

February 21 @ 11:00 - 12:30

Joseph Hill, University of Alberta, will be presenting on “Women Islamic leaders in West Africa” in this week’s installment of the “Islam in Africa Lecture Series.”Islam in Africa Lecture SeriesCritical Perspectives on the Development and Dynamics of Islam in AfricaIslam in Africa has become an important and increasingly vibrant sub-field in Islamic Studies, attracting numerous extremely talented students who are conducting fine studies that have great impact in all fields in the humanities and social sciences. Dozens of books are published yearly including through major university presses, and so the goal of Critical Perspectives in the Development and Dynamics of Islam in Africa lecture series is to provide a platform for the discussion of cutting edge research in the field of Islam in Africa and to tap into the best of such new work for Africanists and Islamicists at all schools at Harvard. Every academic year, the Islam in Africa lecture series brings authors of newly published books and advanced Ph.D students to campus to discuss their work.All events are open to the public. Details are as follows:Location: ROCK 117Time: 11 AM – 12:30 PM