Gender and Power in Contemporary Somalia

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Date/Time:Thursday, 08 Nov 2018 at 7:00 pm
Location:Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:Lectures Program
Categories:Diversity, Lectures
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Fartumo Kusow will discuss her most recent novel, Tale of a Boon's Wife, and how her life and experiences as a Somali woman shape her characters and major themes of her work. Kusow draws connections between the main themes of social hierarchy, female relationships, power, and prejudice and present day unconscious biases.