U-M conference examines role of gender in Pakistan

March 31, 2017
Mandira Banerjee


DATE: 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2017

EVENT: “U-M – Pakistan Conference: Gender & Sexuality”

This seventh annual conference, which is free to the public, will explore the role of gender in shaping everyday life, in shrines and piety movements, and in online spaces.

Speakers include:

  • Omar Kasmani (Institut für Sozial- und Kulturanthropologie, Freie Universitat, Berlin)
  • Arsalan Khan (Union College)
  • Nida Kirmani (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
  • Faiza Mushtaq (Institute of Business Administration, Karachi)
  • Nida Mushtaq and Shilo Shiv Suleman (Fearless Collective)
  • Fizzah Sajjad (London School of Economics)

PLACE: Room 1636, School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave, Ann Arbor

SPONSORS: American Institute of Pakistan Studies, Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Islamic Studies Program, Residential College, Rackham Graduate School, LSA Central Student Government, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Residence Halls Association, Newberry-Barbour Hall Council, East Quad, Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Asian, Pacific Islander American Studies, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, and the departments of Anthropology, Asian Languages and Cultures, Communication Studies, History, History of Art, and Women’s Studies.