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VIDEO: Afiya Zia and Gayatri Spivak in Conversation – Faith and Feminism in Pakistan

Watch Afiya Zia and Gayatri Spivak discuss the backlash against the liberal and/or secular women’s movement as betrayers of the Muslim (male) cause. They also discuss the misguided prescription of those academic and developmental projects that advocate the instrumentalisation of Islam as an appropriate and ‘authentic’ approach in Muslim contexts. Moderated by Sadia Abbas.

Full event details: http://pcp.gc.cuny.edu/events/faith-and-feminism-in-pakistan-postcolonial-challenges-and-secular-resistance/

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About Keith Miyake

Keith Miyake is a graduate of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. His work crosses the fields of political economic geography, environmental justice and environmental governance, critical race and ethnic studies, American studies, and Asian American studies. His dissertation examined the institutionalization of environmental and racial knowledges within the contemporary capitalist state.

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