TITLE: Literature and Nation-Building in the Writings of 'A'isha Taymur (1840-1902)
SPEAKER: Mervat Hatem
EVENT DATE: 2009/05/08
RUNNING TIME: 52 minutes
Mervat Hatem, professor of political science at Howard University, presented a talk titled "Literature and Nation-Building in the Writings of 'A'isha Taymur (1840-1902)."
Speaker Biography: Mervat Hatem is a professor of political science at Howard University. Her substantive research interests include gender and politics in the Middle East and feminist critiques of international relations. She has published articles in journals, including Comparative Studies in Society and History, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Middle East Journal, Middle East Reports, Arab Studies Journal, Feminist Studies, Feminist Issues, Women's Studies International Forum, JMEWS: Journal of Middle East Women's Studies, Hawwa: Journal of Women in the Middle East and Islamic Societies, and MIT EJMES.