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Black flyer with text: Halaloween Roundtable: Muslim Horror in the 21st Century. Photos of the 5 speakers in black and white. Thursday, Oct 28 4:00 PM ET. RSVP: bit.ly/halaltalks
Halaloween Roundtable: Muslim Horror in the 21st Century
Join us on Thursday, October 28th, from 4-6 PM ET as we wrap up Halaloween with a panel discussion on Muslim horror, the use (and misuse) of Islam and the Quran in the horror genre, feminist politics in horror, and how each region differs in its creation of horror films.

This panel will feature experts and scholars: Dr. Karla Mallette, Dr. Kristian Petersen, Sena Duran, Dr. Alireza Doostdar, and Dr. Alicia Izharuddin.

The panelists will offer some insight on Muslim horror, the Islamic theological and mythological figure of the jinn, women, gender, and sexuality in Muslim horror films, and a scholarly approach to understanding horror and genre films in the Muslim world.

This event is free and open to everyone. This event is a part of Halaloween: A Muslim Horror Film Festival, brought to you by the Global Islamic Studies Center. To watch the remaining Halaloween films, visit: watch.eventive.org/halaloween. For more events from the Global Islamic Studies Center at the University of Michigan, please visit ii.umich.edu/islamicstudies.

Halaloween is brought to you by the Global Islamic Studies Center, and cosponsored by The Middle Eastern Studies Department, The Department of Film, Television, and Media, The Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Arab and Muslim American Studies, the Humanities Institute, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the African Studies Center, the Center for Arab American Studies (UM-Dearborn), the Arab American National Museum, and Shudder.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to us at islamicstudies@umich.edu, we'd be happy to help. As you may know, some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange, so the sooner you can reach out to us the better.

Oct 28, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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