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News Posted on April 3, 2013

Professor Bennoune Speaks on Women's Rights in the Middle East at York University

Professor Karima Bennoune spoke at the York University Centre for Feminist Research in Toronto as part of "Women's Quests for Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Contestations, Complexities, Contradiction," a symposium held April 5-6.

Karima Bennoune is an author, lecturer, teacher, and international law scholar as well as the first Arab-American to be honored with the Derrick A. Bell Award from the Section on Minority Groups of the Association of American Law Schools.  She joined the King Hall faculty from Rutgers in 2012.  Her current projects include the book Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism, forthcoming from W.W. Norton & Company in August.