Queer in Translation

October 18, 2016 (Tuesday) / 5:30 pm7:00 pm

LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

Queer in Translation

Sexual Politics under Neoliberal Islam

Evren Savcı

Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies and Middle East and Islamic Studies, San Francisco State University

Sa’ed Atshan

Visiting Assistant Professor, Peace & Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College

Sponsored by Penn's Middle East Center in partnership with the LGBT Center and Association of Queer International Students; cosponsored by Penn Humanities Forum.

In this discussion on queerness in the Middle East, Evren Savcı is joined by Sa’ed Atshan to consider how LGBT politics manifest under neoliberal Islamic regimes. For more information, please visit the Middle East Center web page. No registration is required.