Open Heart/Closed Fist

Thursday, June 9, 2011, 7pm

Women of all faiths have joined radicals in solidarity, even as their own rights come under fire by conservative elements. But besides the images we see—women in hijab with their fists raised in Tahrir Square; women of all races with their fists raised in Madison—what about the women we don’t see, women who advocate for themselves and their sisters in the homes, gurudwaras, mosques, and temples? Neesha Meminger, Tejpreet Kaur, and Simran Kaur discuss the ways in which their works explore issues of faith and feminism as it pertains to the diaspora.