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NOV
8
Muslims at the Movies in Colonial Tanzania
Date:
Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
Event Details:

Muslims at the Movies in Colonial Tanzania:

or how history reminds us that there is more to Islam

than what makes the headlines

Professor Laura Fair is the author of the recently-published book, "Reel Pleasures: Cinema Audiences and Entrepreneurs in Twentieth-Century Urban Tanzania". 

Laura Fair is a historian of Tanzanian urban social, cultural and gendered history. Dr. Fair teaches a broad range of courses from surveys of pre-colonial and colonial Africa to graduate seminars on oral history theory, method and praxis. She also runs a 30 acre integrated organic farm featuring fruits, vegetables and pasture-raised chickens and sheep.