College of Arts and Sciences & Department of Religious Studies
Presents the UM Forum on Religion and Public Life
Religious Freedom 2015: Promises & Perils, Local & Global

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 6:00 pm‌
CAS Gallery
University of Miami
1210 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Parking available in the Pavia Garage

Featuring Asma T. Uddin

Arts & Sciences Alumna
Asma T. Uddin '02
Legal Counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty

Asma T. Uddin serves as Legal Counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a Washington, D.C.-based public interest law firm protecting the free expression of all religious traditions, whose recent cases include the Supreme Court landmark ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2014). Uddin is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of altmuslimah.com, a web magazine dedicated to issues on gender and Islam. Asma speaks and publishes widely on issues of gender and faith, and national and international religious freedom. She serves on the Islam and Religious Freedom Advisory Council and The Institute for Global Engagement's Center for Women, Faith & Leadership Advisory Council.

Uddin is a 2005 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of The University of Chicago Law Review. She earned her Bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Miami in 2002, with a double major in Religious Studies and English.

RSVP for this event by October 16th, 2015: below or contact Sara Cass at 305-284-5531.