Muslim Women's Voices at Wesleyan
During the 2014-2015 academic year, Muslim Women’s Voices at Wesleyan will expand awareness, knowledge, and understanding of Muslim cultures through the lens of performance. Join us as we explore the work of extraordinary artists from around the globe: each one bringing a distinct set of personal experiences and embedded in a particular place, society, and cultural tradition. Through this journey, we invite audiences to celebrate the complexity of Muslim women today, and the historical and cultural context from which they have emerged.
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Muslim Women’s Voices at Wesleyan is part of the Creative Campus Initiative of the Center for the Arts, and is made possible in part by a grant from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters: Building Bridges: Campus Community Engagement Grants Program, a component of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
Co-sponsored by the Hartford Seminary, the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut, and the Pakistani American Association of Connecticut.
For Muslim Women’s Voices at Wesleyan, the Center for the Arts has partnered with Wesleyan’s Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, Center for Community Partnerships, Dance Department, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, French Studies, Green Street Arts Center, Middle Eastern Studies Certificate Program, Music Department, Muslim Students' Association, Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Equity and Inclusion, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Psychology Department Culture and Emotion Lab, R.A.W. (Rap Assembly at Wesleyan), Religion Department, South Asia Studies, Theater Department, and Turath House.
Media Sponsor: WESU 88.1FM.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Public Affairs Center, Room 002
Eli Clifton, co-author of the Center for American Progress' groundbreaking report Fear, Inc., will describe the investigative tools he used to help reveal the nexus of politicians, professional Islamophobes, and big money special interests who have fueled the spike in Islamophobia in the United States.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Cross Street Dance Studio
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Fayerweather Beckham Hall
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Daltry Room (Music Rehearsal Hall 003)
Mohd Anis Md Nor, Professor of Ethnochoreology and Ethnomusicology at the Cultural Centre (School of Performing Arts), University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, will discuss Islam, music, and dance in Southeast Asia.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Hear from Sufi singer Riffat Sultana and Party about her experiences as a Muslim woman artist both in America and abroad in Pakistan and India.
Friday, November 7, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:15 PM
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:00 PM
World Music Hall
Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:00 PM
World Music Hall