Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Lecture | April 24 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Evelyn Alsultany, Associate Professor of American Culture, Arab and Muslim American Studies Program Co-Founder and Director, University of Michigan
This talk examines representations of Muslim women in the U.S. news media post-9/11/01, focusing on how Muslim women became sites of public sympathy and moral outrage. It argues that the logics central to the War on Terror are not possible without their accompanying affects, showing how Muslim women are designated as worthy of feeling while Muslim men are not.