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Islamophobia and Muslim Women in Canada

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017 7:30 p.m.

Location: University of Regina main campus | Education Building, room 191

Dr. Sheema Khan presents the 2017 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture, 'Islamophobia and Muslim Women in Canada'. Dr. Khan holds a Master's degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from Harvard University. Born in India, Dr. Khan emigrated to Montreal at age three. Dr. Khan has previously worked in research and development in pharmaceutical sciences and holds numerous patents in drug delivery technology. Currently she is a patent agent based in Ottawa, as well as a published author and columnist for the Globe and Mail newspaper. A collection of her columns has been published in the book Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman. In 2012 she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to Canada.

The Woodrow Lloyd Lecture is an annual lecture in honour of Saskatchewan's eighth premier, the late Woodrow Stanley Lloyd (1913-1972).

This is a free event and all are welcome. No registration is required. Free parking is available in lots 6 and 7 and pay parking throughout campus is available at meters and kiosk. For more information please call 306-585-4226.