Office of Global Engagement

Women and Social Change in North Africa: What Counts as Revolutionary?

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Dr. Doris Gray

Thursday, November 1

11:30 - 1:00pm

Humanities Gateway 1010

Dr. Doris Gray will visit UCI to share her unique perspectives on Islamic Feminisms. Dr. Gray leads the Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment in Ifrane, Morocco housed at Al Akhawayn University.  Dr. Gray's personal  research focuses on Contemporary Gender Discourse in North Africa, Social Changes, Islamic Feminisms, Women and Transitional Justice.
 
Her books include:

  • Women and Social Change in North Africa: What Counts as Revolutionary? (with Sonneveld, N., Eds.) Cambridge University Press, 2017
  • Beyond Islamism and Feminism: Gender and Equality in North Africa. London, I.B. Tauris, 2013. Second Revised Edition, fall 2014.
  • Muslim Women on the Move: Women in Morocco and France speak out.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington Books, 2008.

The Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment (HCC) has a contemporary focus combined with an awareness of historical forces that shape current gender discourses in North Africa. It is a center for grassroots outreach and interdisciplinary scholarship on gender and women's rights issues.  HCC has a program of distinguished guest speakers, scholars-in-residence, trainings, conferences and campus and community outreach activities. HCC is at the forefront of gender studies scholarship in Morocco and promotes gender research and study throughout North Africa. 

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