This year, the AbuSulayman Center’s annual conference will bring together
both scholars and practitioners for an extended discussion of the many ways in which Muslim women are leading, shaping, and supporting their communities. It will examine the challenges they face in these leadership roles in a world where Muslim women continue to struggle against both patriarchal and Islamophobic assumptions about their agency and influence.
Mason's Center for Humanities Research has issued a call for papers for its first interdisciplinary symposium, "Pasts/Presents/Futures," seeking proposals from faculty and advanced PhD candidates. The symposium takes place April 7-8; proposals are due December 1.
Don't miss the CHSS Community and Catalysts event on Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m. Distinguished alumni, faculty, staff, and students will be recognized for their leadership, research, service, and contributions.
In a new essay in the Hastings Center Report, Dr.Fyfe argues that it is not ethical. Yet the practice is prohibited under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Covid-19 vaccine provider agreement, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) supports the prohibition. Our research suggests that although off-label vaccination is not a public health solution to increasing access to Covid-19 vaccines for all kids, it should be an ethically and legally permissible solution available to at least some kids, especially those at high risk of complications from Covid-19.