October 27, 2014

Visiting International scholar, Dr. Sheida Jahani spoke to Professor Tweed’s “Women, Race, and Struggle” honors course on October 23rd, 2014. She spoke about the status of women in Iran, focusing on the changes that the Islamic Revolution brought for women’s roles and equity.
Her talk, part of a unit on womanism and spirituality, sparked questions about the role faith, spirituality, and religion can play in securing women’s rights.