The Centre for South Asian Studies and the Women and Gender Studies Institute present
Saadia Toor, Associate Professor of Sociology
College of Staten Island, City University of New York
Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
Time: 12-2 p.m.
Location: Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place, 108N, North House
Register online at: http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=11072
Saadia Toor is Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. A native of Lahore, she has been active in feminist and Left political circles in Pakistan. Her scholarship revolves around issues of culture, nationalism, gender/sexuality, state formation, international political economy and the relationships between them. Her book The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan was recently published by Pluto Press.