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Asma Barlas, professor Emerita in the Department of Politics, discussed unlearning patriarchal interpretations of the Quran with members of the Khadija-Maryam Foundation on Nov. 14.

Q&A: Professor participates in discussion on Quran

By Kinsey Burr, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Asma Barlas, professor Emerita in the Ithaca College Department of Politics, participated in a community dialogue Nov. 14 over Zoom about the Quran’s teachings of marriage and the family.
Lady Ajayi, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Politics and a 2021–22 American Association of University Women International Fellow, created the presentation from research she conducted centered around faith-based abuse in Nigeria.

Lecture brings awareness to faith-based abuse in Africa

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2022
The Department of Politics hosted a presentation April 4 to bring awareness to abuse found in faith-based higher education in Africa.
Senior Elyse Alberti writes about the large gender disparities in Womens and Gender Studies classes and the importance of men taking gender studies courses to learn about feminism and patriarchy.

Commentary: More men should take gender studies classes

By Elyse Alberti March 8, 2017
Maybe it simply doesn’t occur to many male students to choose these types of courses because these issues aren’t present in their day-to-day lives.
Robert Jensen, professor at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses his book, “The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men,” on Feb. 16.

Q&A: Author discusses men’s role in feminism

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor February 22, 2017
Robert Jensen's book, "The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men" focuses on the ways men can adopt radical feminism.
Planned Parenthood became the center of a polarized debate after the release of controversial investigative videos. Several Ithaca College students have become engaged in the discussion.

Point/Counterpoint: Planned Parenthood still under fire

By Liz Alexander September 23, 2015
People don’t want to talk about abortion, but it is what we need to be talking about.
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