Saleema Waraich: "Negotiating Private and Public Spaces, from the Harem to the Veil" (2/1)


Contributed by Mara Baldwin

Negotiating Private and Public Spaces, from the Harem to the Veil
Saleema Waraich, Assistant Professor of Art History, Skidmore College

Friday, February 1, 4.00 p.m.
Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College

Waraich's talk will examine how harems and veils, historically associated with private and public spaces respectively, have been imagined and reconstructed in Western imagination and negotiated in contemporary visual media, street and protest art, galleries and museums.

Admission: Free!

All Handwerker Gallery events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.; Thursday, 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.; and weekends, noon to 5.00 p.m.. The gallery is closed to the public on Tuesdays unless otherwise specified for an event but can accommodate group or class visits by appointment.

For further information or individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations contact Mara Baldwin at or 607.274.3548. Please make requests for accommodations as far in advance as possible.

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