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Shemeen Abbas Shares Expertise With "Voice of America" Viewers

Date Released: 12/4/2008

While attending the Middle Eastern Studies Association Conference in Washington, DC recently, Professor Shemeem Abbas was interviewed by the "Voice of America" for a broadcast to be aired in South Asia and the Middle East through GEO Television.  Her 40-minute interview touched on her work in Sufism and the political significance of the female voice in that tradition and in Islam.  She will receive a DVD of the interview for the college.