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Lecture Series I: Muslim Artist, Activist, and Author Samina Ali
Part of Women's History Month
Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)
March 01, 2018
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
10-11 a.m. Artist-in-residence Samina Ali's TEDTalk now has nearly two million views -- and her breakthrough novel Madras on Rainy Days was among the first novels published by a Muslim woman in America. Join her for a continuing discussion of the role of Muslim Women in America and worldwide.â€¨
12 noon-1 p.m. Our author in residence, Samina Ali is the world famous curator of the critically-acclaimed exhibition Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices. Sponsored by the Global Fund for Women, this exhibition is a groundbreaking collection of thought pieces and artwork from contemporary Muslim women from around the world who are defining their own identities and, in the process, shattering pervasive stereotypes. Saminaâ€™s presentation will focus on both her work and the work of contemporary Muslim women artists in resistance to fundamentalism globally.
1:30-2:30 p.m. Join our artist-in-residence --celebrated novelist, activist, and curator Samina Ali-- for a continued lecture/discussion regarding the role of Muslim Women in America and worldwide.