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ReOrienting the Veil Conference

The 2013 Duke-UNC Consortium Conference focuses on Muslim women’s veiling practices in transnational contexts. The one and a half day conference is a forum for an interdisciplinary discussion of the cultural, religious, historical and political meanings of the Muslim headscarf. NC scholarly communities, undergraduate and graduate students, NC K-12 and community college teachers, and the public at large are welcome. The IAH is a co-sponsor for this event.

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When Feb 22, 2013 04:30 PM to
Feb 23, 2013 06:00 PM
Where FedEx Global Education Center
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ReOrienting the Veil

Spring 2013 Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies Conference
February 22-23, 2013 at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill

Conference co-organized by Sahar Amer, Martine Antle, Banu Gökarıksel,Juliane Hammer, Regina Higgins and Shai Tamari

The 2013 Duke-UNC Consortium Conference focuses on Muslim women’s veiling practices in transnational contexts.
 
The one and a half day conference is a forum for an interdisciplinary discussion of the cultural, religious, historical and political meanings of the Muslim headscarf. NC scholarly communities, undergraduate and graduate students, NC K-12 and community college teachers, and the public at large are welcome.
 
Go to the ReOrienting the Veil web site for more information about speakers and sessions. The conference is free, but participants must register before February 15
 
This conference will provide NC K-12 teachers an opportunity for professional development and continuing education credits.  Contact Regina Higgins at regina_higgins@unc.edu for more details.
 
Conference Sponsored by the African Studies Center; Art Department; ART\Islam; Carolina Asia Center; Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations; Center for European Studies; Center for Global Initiatives; College of Arts and Sciences; Curriculum in Global Studies; Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense; Department of Asian Studies; Department of Geography; Department of Religious Studies; Department of Romance Languages; Duke Islamic Studies Center; Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies; Duke University Middle East Studies Center; Global Education Fund; Institute for Arts and Humanities; Office of the Provost; Program in Comparative Literature, Minor in Film Studies; Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History; and UNC Global.

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