Final Update!

I can’t believe that I’m already done! The summer and my research have flown by, but I’ve been exceptionally lucky to have had the opportunity to study what I love these past three months. I have learned a lot and I hope to continue my research for years to come. The most important basis of […]

Update #2: Researching Women’s Contributions to the Arab Uprisings

My most recent research has focused on the bold and enigmatic contributions of women to the Arab Uprisings. The phrase “Arab Uprisings” (also known as the “Arab Spring”) refers to a pattern of popular demonstrations against authoritarianism in the Arab world that took the region by storm starting in Tunisia in December, 2010. My Monroe […]

Islamic Feminism and Regional Background Research

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My project research has focused in its early stages upon 20th and 21st century feminist thought in the Arab and Muslim worlds. Prominent figures from this section of analysis include Leila Ahmed (the second photo), Fatima Mernissi, Irshad Manji, and Amina Wadud (the third photo), all found in the first photo provided. Other authors like […]