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Fashioning the Cultural Impact of Islamic Diaspora

December 5, 2012 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Fashioning the Cultural Impact of Islamic Diaspora: Reception

  • Out of the Closet: Clothes and Textiles from the Fertile Crescent
  • Everyday Islam Photographs by Annanya Dasgupta
  • Musical Performance: Mandinka, traditional music from Senegal
  • Dance Performance: Kathak by Courtyard Dancers Company
Thursday, December 6, 2012, 3 – 7pm
Multipurpose Room, Student Center, Rutgers University


Moderator: Nida Sajid

Invited speakers: Moderator: Ousseina Alidou, Rutgers University; Sylviane Diouf, Schomburg Center; Meheli Sen, Rutgers University; Fawzia Afzal-Khan, Montclair State University; Heather Marie Akou, Indiana University; Pallabi Chakraborty, Swarthmore College; Fakhri Haghani, Rutgers University

Student Center, Rutgers University
126 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Sponsored and Hosted by: AMESALL: The Department of African, Middle Eastern and
South Asian Languages and Literatures, Rutgers

This event was part of The Fertile Crescent Project, a showcase of exhibitions, lectures, performances, film screenings, and events focused on women from the Middle East. These programs explore matters of gender, homeland, geopolitics, theology, the environment, and transnationalism.


December 5, 2012
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room
Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States