Notice of Online Archive

  • This page is no longer being updated and remains online for informational and historical purposes only. The information is accurate as of the last page update.

    For questions about page contents, contact the Communications Division.

Riffat Hassan, professor of humanities and religious studies at the University of Louisville, will speak on “The Challenge of Global Terrorism: An Islamic Perspective” 8 p.m. today in Jaqua Auditorium, Hugel Hall.

Free and open to the public, the talk is sponsored by the religion department and supported by the Lyman Coleman Fund.

Hassan is the author of An Iqbal Primer: An Introduction to Iqbal’s Philosophy (Aziz Publishers, 1979); editor of Women’s and Men’s Liberation: Testimonies of Spirit with Leonard Grob and Haim Gordon (Greenwood Press, 1991) and The Sword and the Sceptre: A Collection of Writings on Iqbal, Dealing Mainly with His Life and Poetical Works (Iqbal Academy Pakistan, 1977); and translator of The Bitter Harvest: Selections from Sahir Ludhianvi’s Verse (Aziz Publishers, 1977). She has published articles in numerous publications, including Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Religion and Intellectual Life, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Cross Currents, Chicago Theological Seminary Register, Second Opinion, Dialogue and Alliance, Witness, and U.S. Catholic.

In 1999, Hassan served as commentator for a documentary on ABC Nightline about the “honor killings” of girls and women in Pakistan by their close male relatives.

Categorized in: News and Features