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UMass Boston- International Scholars at UMass Boston Explore How Muslim Women Are Confronting Religious and Social Barriers Across Islam

The rich terrain of Islam and the shifting landscape of the religion, particularly as it influences and is influenced by Muslim women, will be the focus of "Engaging Islam: Feminisms, Religiosities and Self-determinations," the 2007 Fall Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston from September 12 - 16.

Engaging Islam will feature 21 international scholars of this religion practiced by approximately 1 billion people around the globe. An additional 10 speakers have been invited to bolster the 5-day program, which takes place in the Campus Center.