Susan Brison and Mona Eltahawy speak out at CWASU events

December 10, 2015

Two successful events with vibrant Q&A sessions hosted by CWASU in December 2015

Outliving Oneself: Surviving Sexual Violence: A conversation between Professor Susan Brison and Professor Liz Kelly
Susan Brison is a US philosophy professor who wrote the critically important book Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self and a more recent piece Everyday Atrocities and Ordinary Miracles: Or Why I (Still) Bear Witness to Sexual Violence (But Not Too Often). Her radical thinking informs the MA teaching in CWASU.

Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution. The speaker was Mona Eltahawy, who is an award-winning writer and outspoken feminist, focusing on Arab and Muslim issues and global feminism. Mona was one of Newsweek magazine’s 150 Fearless Women of 2012. She talked about her recent book Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution.