Griffiths Arts Center

Ghen Dennis: Film Screening/Lecture

Visiting Artist Ghen Dennis will be here screening and sharing insight into a collection of several short experimental documentary pieces. The screening will highlight her feature-length essay film, which is an ongoing 10-year long investigation of post-Katrina New Orleans. Mixing both traditional filmmaking and video, Ghen’s work focuses on disaster areas and the politics surrounding how those affected areas begin to recover. Please join us on Monday, April 18th at 6pm in Griffiths 123 for the screening and lecture.

Muslim Women's Religious Authority: The Possibilities and Limits of the Past for our Future

Laury Silvers is an academic and activist. She is the author, co-author, and co-editor of books and articles on Sufism in the Formative Period, Pious and Sufi Women, Muslim women's religious authority, and Muslim women's encounter with the Qur'an. She teaches courses on Islam and Gender and Religion at the University of Toronto. She co-founded the first Gender-Equal/LGBTQ-Open mosque in the U.S. and Canada.

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