Understanding the Arab Spring through Graffiti Art

Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 7 p.m.

Peter MandavilleJoin us for a lecture by professor Peter Mandaville, director of the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University.  He will be discussing the Arab Spring uprisings of 2012 and the role that graffiti art played in that time of protest and change.

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.