Speaking


Mariam regularly speaks to public and academic audiences on questions of the Muslim subject, Muslim youth, racism, #MeToo, sexual harassment, free speech on college campuses. Below are a list of talks and lectures she has given in the past. If you are interested, she would love to hear from you. Also please follow @mariamdurrani for the latest.


2019

Alumni Panel at camra’s Screening Scholarship Media Festival at the University of Pennsylvania (Mar 30-31).

Keynote Lecture on Islamophobia at Southern New Hampshire University (Oct 25).

2018           

Talk “The Paradox of #MeToo: When Hashtags Aren’t Enough.” At “When we Speak: Sex, Power, and the #MeToo Movement” Panel at Annual Multidisciplinary Conference. Organized by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at William Paterson University (Oct 18). 

Talk “On Speech Codes.” At Hate Speech or Free Speech? A Workshop on the Politics of Language on College Campuses. Organized by New York Academy of Arts and Sciences, Anthropology Division (Apr 14).

Talk on “Undocumented Pakistani American Muslim Youth” at Breaking Barriers Conferenceby Developments in South Asia (DISHA), Teachers College, Columbia University (Apr 13).

2017

Panel on Engendering Action: Alleviating Gender Oppression in Pakistan (Apr 15).

Beyond Bans, Beyond Walls: Women, Gender & Islam Symposium at Harvard Divinity School. “Resistance and Complicity to Empire Through Political Movements. (April 7).  Click here for video. (Introductory remarks 7:25-11:45)

Solidarity Rally at HGSE 2017 Speaker at Solidarity Rally organized by students at Harvard Graduate School of Education (February 16).

Morning Prayers service at Harvard Memorial Church (January 31).


2015

Translation Slam Performance about "log kya kahenge" at First Person Arts Event in Philadelphia (June 13).

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