Session Title

Slavery, Representation, and Gender in the Medieval Islamicate World (Seventh through Fifteenth Centuries)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Lisa Nielson

Organizer Affiliation

Case Western Reserve Univ.

Presider Name

Nerina Rustomji

Presider Affiliation

St. John's Univ.

Paper Title 1

Slave Girls, Concubines, and the Household in Medieval Northern India, Thirteenth-Fifteenth Centuries

Presenter 1 Name

Farhat Hasan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Delhi

Paper Title 2

The Bright Side of Eve: Positive Representations of Eve in the Muslim Tradition

Presenter 2 Name

Zohar Hadromi-Allouche

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Aberdeen

Start Date

11-5-2013 3:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 2355

Description

The perception and representation of women's history and their roles is one of several important elements to the study of medieval Islamicate slavery and women's lived experiences. This panel will focus on questions related to slavery, women's history and gender as represented in literature and religious texts in the Islamicate world between the 7th and 15th centuries.

- L. Nielson

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May 11th, 3:30 PM

Slavery, Representation, and Gender in the Medieval Islamicate World (Seventh through Fifteenth Centuries)

Schneider 2355

The perception and representation of women's history and their roles is one of several important elements to the study of medieval Islamicate slavery and women's lived experiences. This panel will focus on questions related to slavery, women's history and gender as represented in literature and religious texts in the Islamicate world between the 7th and 15th centuries.

- L. Nielson