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02/09/11 — Duke professor describes women in the Middle East

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Duke professor describes women in the Middle East

By Gary Popp
Published in News on February 9, 2011 1:46 PM

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Dr. Miriam Cooke gives a lecture on the role women have played in wars in the modern Middle East and how women are affected by those wars. Ms. Cooke's lecture at the Arts Council was part of the Wayne County Reads program.

Americans should pay attention to the plight of individual women in the Muslim world and not consider them as a single, undifferentiated oppressed minority, Duke University professor Dr. Miriam Cooke said at a Wayne County Reads event Tuesday night at...

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