Join Zahra Hankir for a Talk on De-Centering the Western Gaze and Cultural Narratives

The Office of Institutional Diversity’s (OID) Signature Speaker for April will be Zahra Hankir, a Lebanese British journalist and editor who writes about the intersection of politics, culture, and society, particularly in the Middle East!

About Zahra Hankir: Zahra’s background is Middle Eastern Studies, Islamic movements and International Politics. She was awarded a Jack R. Howard Fellowship in International Journalism to attend the Columbia University School of Journalism, where she specialized in newspaper and magazine writing and wrote about the Muslim community of Queens. She is the editor of Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World and the author of Eyeliner: A Cultural History.

When & Where: The talk will be…

  • On Friday, April 12th, from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • In ECTR room 118

This event is free to attend; no registration required.