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April 2018

Hoda Katebi: “On the Politics of Fashion”

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Shannon Hall, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Hoda Katebi

Besides being used as a measure of one's clout, fashion is a powerful means of communication, oppression, and resistance. Between Kanye West's 'refugee camp' collection and miniskirts being used as a sign of Afghanistan's modernization,…

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MES Lecture Series: Ahmed El Shamsy

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Ahmed El Shamsy

Title: "Islamic reform and print, 1880-1920"  Half a century after the large-scale adoption of print in the Arab world, Muslim reformers began to make use of the new technology for their own purposes. They published…

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