Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Re-Orienting the Veil Conference

“Re-Orienting the Veil”
Feb. 22-23, 2013
Fed Ex Global Education Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Free, registration required

Presented by the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations and the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies
“Re-Orienting the Veil” is a conference featuring an interdisciplinary, cultural, religious, historical and political discussion of the meaning of the Islamic headscarf.  It will include presentations on veiling by visiting scholars and faculty, photographs from the Esse Quam Videri project, and a hands-on session with a selection of veils from different cultures.  
NC scholarly communities,  students,  NC K-12 and community college educators, and the general public are all invited to attend free of charge.  Registration is required.  
*NC K-12 teachers are eligible to earn one CEU through attendance and completion of pre- and post-conference activities.* 
For more information and to register for the conference, contact Outreach Director Dr. Regina Higgins, reginaUNDERSCOREhigginsATunc.edu

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