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Beyond the Veil Luncheon

  • 09/28/2016
  • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 1451 Renaissance Place

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Beyond the Veil, Enaya Othman
First part of the "Heart of Community" Series
Sponsored by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

September 28, 2016
1451 Renaissance Place, 1451 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI

Registration begins at 11:30 followed by lunch and program at noon.

 

Beyond the Veil

In 2014 AMWWRI presented an exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum, Beyond the Veil.

Enaya Othman will discuss the importance of these type of exhibits which are organized to increase public understanding of the meaning of dress to Muslim women and therefor reduce the widespread negative representation and stereotyping connected to women’s appearance. She will discuss the rich and constantly evolving tradition of cultural clothing with which Arab and Muslim women strongly identify and have articles of clothing and other artifacts to share with members.

 

Enaya Othman is Professor at Marquette University.  She teaches classes in Arab and Muslim history and culture as well as Arab language and literature.  She is the founder of Arab and Muslin Women’s Research and Resource Institute.  She is the author of numerous articles.

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