Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Diane Rehm: "Woman At Point Zero," An Egyptian Novel About Patriarchy

Alan: The following round table discussions is about patriarchy.  Contemporary defense of patriarchy is set forth at The Thinking Housewife

NOTE: The audio file of "Woman At Point Zero" will not be available until August 1, 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 
"Woman at Point Zero" is based on a true story about a woman whose struggles to survive poverty end with her facing execution at the same prison where the author herself was held for political activism.


Samer Shehata 
associate professor of Middle East politics at the University of Oklahoma and author of "Islamist Politics in the Middle East: Movements and Change."
Mervat Hatem 
political science professor at Howard University.
Mahnaz Afkhami 
founder and president of the Women's Learning Partnership and former minister of Women's Affairs in Iran.

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