Dr. Bucar is an internationally renowned scholar of religion and professor at Northeastern University. She is an ethicist who has done fieldwork in Iran, Indonesia, Turkey, and the US. The author of two books on religious clothing--The Islamic Veil: A Beginners Guide and the award-winning Pious Fashion: How Muslims Dress--Bucar has also written on this topic for popular outlets including The Atlantic, LA Times, and Religion News Service.
Dr. Elizabeth Bucar will speak on cultural appropriation of ethnic and religious dress.
Co-Sponsored by Comparative Religion and the Humanities Center.