A special free screening and discussion sponsored by Department of Women's and Gender Studies and the Department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design.
This event is free and open to the public. The film screening will be followed by a discussion with professors Loukia Sarroub, Abla Hasan, Claire Nicholas, and PhD candidate Samirah Alotaibi.
BETWEEN ALLAH AND ME (AND EVERYONE ELSE) explores four Muslim women’s challenges as they choose to wear -or not wear- a headscarf (the hijab). The story of each woman, as she interacts with different members of her family and the community, reveals the diversity of Muslim experiences and viewpoints regarding the hijab. The film conveys how the hijab carries many different meanings and demonstrates the complex effects of the hijab on Muslim women, their families and communities, and raises questions about the present and future of multicultural societies.
Co-Sponsored by the University Research Council, Humanities Nebraska and the Departments of Communication Studies, English, History, Modern Languages and Literatures, and Philosophy