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Storytelling: Muslim Moroccan Women

by Gettysburg College

*Remote Engagement -Virtual Calendar

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

12 PM – 1:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Event Title: Muslim Moroccan Women: Perspectives Across Generations
Organization: Break Term

In this session, Farah Cherif D’Ouezzan, founder of the Center for Cross-Cultural Learning, will challenge popular narratives about women in Muslim countries through storytelling from three generations of her family in Morocco.


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Farah Cherif D’Ouezzan

Founder and General Director

Center for Cross Cultural Learning

Farah Cherif D'Ouezzen founded the Center for Cross-Cultural Learning in 1995. She is presently its General Director as well as the President of Thaqafat Association. Her academic research is in Comparative Religion with a focus on teaching Islam from a cross-cultural perspective. She conducts modules, seminars, courses and workshops on religion and culture, women and gender issues, Islam and human rights as well as Sufism in Morocco. She holds a degree in comparative literature from Mohammed Vth University in Rabat and a certificate on Women and Gender Issues from the University of Hanover, Germany.

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