Dr. Charlotte Armster, professor of German and women's studies at Gettysburg College, will present this free, open lecture co-sponsored by the THCAS Women's Studies Program, German language program, Religious Studies Program, and The David Julian and Vir
In Turkey, the increasing presence of scarves and long coats as part of tessetur, dressing according to Islamic advice, has led to a formidable debate about the legality of wearing such garments in public places. Focusing on the intersections of personal choice, religious freedom and the state as a secular entity, this presentation will also include visual images of the variety of scarves and how and where they are worn.
Dr. Marieke Van Willigen at email@example.com, or 328-6092
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