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*SOLD OUT* Through Her Lens: Modern Arab Women Telling Their Stories through Art and Literature

October 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This event is sold out. To be added to the event wait list, please email human@unc.edu with your name, email, and preferred phone number.

Carolina Public Humanities is teaming up with the Ackland Art Museum

to explore the ways in which Modern Arab Women

are speaking out through art and literature

Celebrate female storytellers with Nadia Yaqub, professor of Asian Studies, in a lively discussion of the 2019 Man Booker International Prize-winning novel Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English. Carolyn Allmendinger, Ackland’s Director of Academic Programming, will then guide us through their newest exhibition, She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World. 

This event will be held Friday, October 11 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Cost: $38 per person, includes a copy of the book and light snacks.

Register here or call us at 919.962.1544. 


October 11, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Carolina Public Humanities
Private: Ackland Art Museum


Ackland Art Museum
101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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