International Women’s Day Event: Women’s Studies Institute Professor to Speak at Charis Books & More

Imagining Arab Womanhood: The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S.In celebration of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, GSU Women’s Studies Institute professor Amira Jarmakani will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books about her recent book Imagining Arab Womanhood: The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. (2008).

This event will take place at Charis Books on March 8th, at 7:30 p.m. For information about this event, please contact Charis Books directly at (404) 524-0304 or info@charisbooksandmore.com. Or click here for contact information and directions to the store.

Prof. Jarmakani has also published the chapter “Belly Dancing for Liberation: A Critical Interpretation of Reclamation Rhetoric in the American Belly Dance Community” in Arabs in the Americas: Interdisciplinary Essays on the Arab Diaspora, edited by Darcy Zabel (2006);

Additionally, the GSU Library has several recent books focusing on women in Arab-American and Near Eastern history, including:

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