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Friday, March 1 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Islam and Theatre: The Dynamic Expression of a Rich Culture and Faith

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Let's discuss the history, creativity and unique coexistence of theatre in Islamic cultures around the world. We'll examine conservative Islamic opposition to traditional theatre expression and how some cultures adapted theatre practices to an acceptable form.

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Tim Matheny

Assistant Professor of Theatre Performance, Mississippi State U
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Friday March 1, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am EST
Knoxville Convention Center - Board Room