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Author Event | Zahra Hankir: Beyond the Western Gaze: An Exploration of Post-Colonial Narratives

When

Friday April 19, 2024: 6:30pm to 7:30pm  Add to Calendar /   Add to Google Calendar

Where

Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Description

In her talk, Zahra Hankir will delve into the intersection of culture, journalism, and history through an anti-colonial lens. The author and journalist will share insights from her writing career, including her latest book, Eyeliner: A Cultural History. She will explore the importance of uplifting and centering communities of color and their contributions to industries as diverse and wide-ranging as beauty and journalism. Touching on her first book, Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World, the talk will illuminate the significance of recognizing and elevating non-Western narratives, contributing to a more inclusive understanding of world cultures and the global media landscape.

This event includes a signing with books for sale.