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"Voices of Muslim Women from the US South": Q&A w/ filmmaker

3/23/2017 7:30 PM

"Voices of Muslim Women from the US South": Q&A w/ filmmaker

Film Screening: "Voices of Muslim Women from the US South"
Q&A with the Filmmaker Dr. Maha Marouan to follow!


Hosted by Emory University Department of Anthropology, Middle East & South Asian Studies, more
A film by Maha Marouan and Rachel Raimist
US, 2015, 32 minutes, Color, DVD
When one thinks of the American Deep South, the image of veiled Muslim students strolling the University of Alabama campus is the last thing that comes to mind. VOICES OF MUSLIM WOMEN FROM THE US SOUTH is a documentary that explores the Muslim culture through the lens of five University of Alabama Muslim students. The film tackles how Muslim women carve a space for self-expression in the Deep South and how they negotiate their identities in a predominantly Christian society that often has unflattering views about Islam and Muslims. Through interviews with students and faculty at Alabama, this film examines representations and issues of agency by asking: How do Muslim female students carve a space in a culture that thinks of Muslims as terrorists and Muslim women as backward?

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Venue: White Hall, 205 301 Dowman Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/1448426978503836/

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