Calendar

Feb
23
Tue
Movie: “Feminists, Insha’allah: the Story of Arab Feminism” (2014) – Arabic, English – 52 minutes @ Z. S. Reynolds Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Filmmaker and author Feriel Ben Mahmoud tracks the progress of Arab women in their long march to assert their full rights and achieve empowerment.

Feb
24
Wed
BATTERED COTTONS: South Asian Cloth in the British Empire, c. 1851-1930 @ Scales Fine Arts Center - Room 102
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Dr. Sylvia HoughtclingPresentation by Dr. Sylvia Houghteling, Assistant Professor of History of Art, Bryn Mawr College Postdoctoral Fellow, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 

Feb
25
Thu
On the Rebuilding of Islamic Societies from Below Since 1800 – A talk by Dr. Francis Robinson @ DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Francis Robinson picture CaptureDr. Francis Robinson, Professor at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and the Visiting Professor at Oxford University, will present a talk that explores the rebuilding of Islamic societies from below since 1800 in the context of South Asia, and links it to developments elsewhere in the Islamic World.

Mar
22
Tue
Movie: “9 Star Hotel” (2014) – Arabic, Hebrew, English – 78 minutes @ Z. S. Reynolds Auditorium
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A look at some of the many Palestinians who illegally cross the border into Israel looking for work, and how they share their food, belongings, and stories, as well as fear of the soldiers and police.