The Department of History hosted a lecture by Professor Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F. Linder Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University. Scott's lecture, titled "The Politics of the Veil in Contemporary France," was held on Saturday, April 21 from 5 to 7 pm in Ewart Memorial Hall, AUC Tahrir Square. Scott has published several books, which have been translated into several languages. Among them are: The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a 19th-century City (Harvard University Press,1974); Women, Work and Family (coauthored with Louise Tilly; published in 1978); Gender and the Politics of History (Columbia University Press, 1988); Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man (Harvard University Press, 1996); Parit?: Sexual Difference and the Crisis of French Universalism (University of Chicago Press, 2005) and The Politics of the Veil (Princeton University Press, 2007).
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