Muslim Women's Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma'u in the Twenty-first Century and Beyond

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On October 2, 2011, this panel discussion at Harvard Divinity School featured His Eminence Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'adu Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto; Ousseina Alidou, director of the African Studies Center, Rutgers University; Zainab Alwani, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Howard University School of Divinity, and the first female jurist on the Fiqh Council of North America; Mohamed Elsanousi, director of outreach, Islamic Society of North America; and Beverly Mack, director of the African Studies Center, University of Kansas.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of World Religions, the Women's Studies in Religion Program at HDS, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Committee on African Studies, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Pluralism Project at Harvard University.