This Community houses the various publications and scholarly works of Nimat Hafez Barazangi in the fields of Feministist and Women Studies and Linguistics, Culture and Religion.
Barazangi's fifty years of combined scholarly active work with Arab, Muslim, and non-Muslim organizations and individuals in North America and the Muslim world has been intertwined with her academic research and achievements that resulted in over 60 published research and encyclopedia articles, book reviews, edited journal, computerized instructional programs http://www.eslelf-learning-arabic.cornell.edu, and three monographs:
The monograph Women’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith Ashgate (2015). This book is a brave and passionate plea for Muslim women to reclaim the egalitarian message of their faith, which was eclipsed after the Prophet's death by the exclusion of women from positions of leadership and from participation in the production of religious knowledge.
Woman's Identity and the Qur'an: A New Reading, The University Press of Florida (2004) was labeled by one reviewer as "the most radical book in the last 14th centuries of Islam.".
The co-edited volume: Islamic Identity and the Struggle for Justice. The University
Press of Florida (1996)
Three-year (1995-1997) Serial Fulbright Scholarship from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to Syria.
Scholarship from The International Council for Adult Education (1993-94).
The Glock Award for her 1988 Ph.D. dissertation "Perceptions of the Islamic Belief System: The Muslims in North America" from the Department of Education at Cornell University.
Her major Participatory Action Research projects, relating the Islamic worldview that is based on faith and reason with research and community service, aim at educating in and about Islam and at integrating Muslims' and Arabs' worldviews with that of the Western worldview of North America.