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CANCELLED - GISC Event. Muslims in the Digital Age: Podcasting & Illustration with Misha Euceph and Emmen Ahmed at the UMMA

Misha Euceph, Podcast Host & Producer, Emmen Ahmed, Illustrator & Artist
Thursday, March 26, 2020
4:00-6:00 PM
Multipurpose Room Museum of Art Map
Unfortunately and due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. We will reschedule this event in Fall 2020.

Misha Euceph’s podcast “Tell Them, I Am” explored the lives of Muslims in the public eye. The LA Times called it “quietly revolutionary,” by the LA Times, the New York Times said it was “hypnotic listening,” and it is one of TIME’s 10 best podcasts of 2019. Emmen Ahmed created portrait pieces for each episode of “Tell Them, I Am.” Her artwork plays with traditional Mughal miniature paintings, Islamic art, the female form, and Bollywood imagery to hold a mirror up to the South Asian-Muslim-female experience in the West.

Join us on Thursday, March 26th at 4:00 PM in the UMMA Multi-purpose room to discuss how Muslims are defined and how they define themselves in the digital age.

Thursday, March 26, 4:00 PM, UMMA Multi-Purpose Room

This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP so we can assure our space can accommodate everyone: https://forms.gle/g3LMtFVaFerXcdf16

This event is cosponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies, Arab and Muslim American Studies, and the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum.

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If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please contact us at islamicstudies@umich.edu, we'd be happy to help. As you may know, some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange, so please let us know as soon as you can.
Building: Museum of Art
Website:
Event Type: Presentation
Tags: Islamic Art, Muslim, Presentation, South Asia
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), International Institute, Center for South Asian Studies, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)

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