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Crones, Slaves and the Caliph’s Daughter: The Complexities of Gender in Pre-Modern Legal Texts53:38
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Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs.  Our speaker is Marion Katz, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University.  Professor Katz’s lecture is titled “Crones, Slaves and the Caliph’s Daughter: The Complexities of Gender in Pre-Modern Legal Texts.”

This program aired on August 9, 2015.

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