Challenges, Negotiations, and Feminism in the Tijaniyya Order of Senegal and Nigeria
Potter, Hannah M.
The prominence of Sufism throughout West Africa has provided leadership roles for women not usually granted through their societies or other more orthodox forms of Islam. More specifically, the Tijaniyya order, primarily located in Senegal and Nigeria, played a key role in expanding the access for women to the practices of the movement.
Hannah M. Potter was selected to receive honorable mention for the 2014 Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award.