Noor Cultural Centre

Lecture by Prof Juliane Hammer

Sep 4th 2016

For Love and Mercy: Exploring Matrimonial Practices in U.S. Muslim Communities
With Prof Juliane Hammer


What does marriage have to do with religion? This lecture explores matrimonial practices in U.S. Muslim communities including the search for a suitable spouse, expectations for marriage, and weddings as sites where American Muslims negotiate gender roles, as well as ideas about religion and culture.

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: $5

Dr. Juliane Hammer is Associate Professor and Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her books include American Muslim Women, Religious Authority, and Activism: More than a Prayer (2012) and The Cambridge Companion to American Islam (co-edited with Omid Safi, 2013).