Fall Programming - Middle Eastern and North African Studies Distinguished Lecture Series featuring guest speaker Homa Hoodfar
"Women, Religion and the Politics of Presidential Election in the Islamic Republic"
Distinguished Lecture Series featuring guest speaker Homa Hoodfar (Concordia University, Canada)
Made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Professor of Anthropology, Concordia University, Quebec
Homa Hoodfar is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology and at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She received her Ph.D. in social anthropology from the University of Kent. Professor Hoodfar’s research interests include refugee and internally displaced communities in Muslim contexts, citizenship and gender in the Muslim world, veiling and dress code in diaspora, and the impact of codified Muslim laws on Iranian women. She is author of several book , including The Muslim Veil North America: issues and debates (with Sajida Alvi and Sheila McDonough, Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2003).
Arabic Language Program
Department of Anthropology
Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature
Middle Eastern and North African Certificate Program
Women's Studies Program