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Opening Reception – “Muslim Women’s Voices: A Photography Exhibition”

This invitation comes from Andrew Chatfield on behalf of the CFA:

The Muslim Coalition of Connecticut coordinates an exhibition of photography focused on Muslim women in America as part of “Muslim Women’s Voices at Wesleyan.” This exhibition showcases photographs that challenge stereotypes of Muslim American women and explores the diversity and complexity of this community. There will be an artist talk at 5pm.

Date: Tuesday, April 14th
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Place: Green Street Teaching and Learning Center, 51 Green Street, Middletown

The Long Way ‘Home’: Art, Change, and Imagination

The-Forgotten_550From Rajaa Elidrissi ’16:

“The Long Way ‘Home'” is an artist talk by Sundus Abdul Hadi about re-claiming identity, overcoming struggle, and using art as a vehicle for social change.

More info: Sundus Abdul Hadi is an Iraqi-Canadian multimedia artist. She was born in the UAE, raised and educated in Montreal, where she earned a BFA in Studio Arts and Art History and a graduate diploma in Communication Studies. Her work is a subversive and sensitive documentation of current crises in the Middle East, often using manipulated photographic imagery, mixed-media painting, artist books and sound. Abdul Hadi is the co-founder of The Medium, a global multidisciplinary artist collective.

Date: Monday, March 30
Time: 4:15 – 6 PM
Place: Department of Romance Languages Lounge, 300 High Street

More info from Elidrissi about the talk and Abdul Hadi’s work after the jump.

“The Other Half of Tomorrow” with Sadia Shepard ’97

OHoT_posters_rnd03.inddFrom CFA staffer Andrew Chatfield:

Sadia Shepard ’97 presents her documentary film “The Other Half of Tomorrow,” which looks at contemporary Pakistan through the perspective of dynamic female change-makers: artists, activists, educators, politicians, and athletes. This event is part of “Muslim Women’s Voices at Wesleyan.”

Date: Wednesday, March 25
Time: 4:15-6:15 PM
Place: Center for Film Studies

Fall Faculty Dance Concert—“To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet”

From Andrew Chatfield:

In response to recent political changes in Crimea, the premiere performance of “To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet,” by Associate Professor of Dance Katja Kolcio, explores issues of historical memory, home, and cultural narrative as they relate to the history of Tatars, native Muslim inhabitants of Crimea, and their complex relationships with Ukraine and Russia. This event is part of “Muslim Women’s Voices at Wesleyan.”

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Time: 8PM
Place: Memorial Chapel
Cost: $8 general public; $8 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty/staff/alumni, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students