Monday, March 27, 6:30pm
Belk Gym, Room 201, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
Dr. Eylem Atakav will lead the discussion on her documentary Growing Up Married (Turkey, 2016). Dr Atakav is Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of East Anglia where she teaches courses on women and film; women, Islam and media; and Middle Eastern media. She is the author of Women and Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation (2012) and editor of Directory of World Cinema: Turkey (Intellect, 2013). Growing Up Married is her first exposure to filmmaking. She is currently co-leading an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded project entitled British [Muslim] Values.
Presented by UNC Charlotte’s Office of International Programs as an extension of UNC Charlotte’s International Women’s Day Celebration.
Additional sponsors are the Multicultural Resource Center, the UNC Charlotte Department of Languages and Culture Studies, and the UNC Charlotte Women’s and Gender Studies Program.