Popular Religion and Participatory Culture Conversation

In early October, I had a digital conversation with two Islam and media studies scholars, Nabil Echchaibi and Yomna Elsayed, about our research projects.   Part 1: http://henryjenkins.org/blog/2018/10/1/popular-religion-and-participatory-culture-conversation-round-nabil-echchaibi-yomna-elsayed-and-kayla-renee-wheeler-part-1 Part 2: http://henryjenkins.org/blog/2018/10/1/popular-religion-and-participatory-culture-conversation-round-7-nabil-echchaibi-yomna-elsayed-and-kayla-r-wheeler-part-2

Upcoming talk

Today, I will be presenting my research on the representations of Muslim women in fashion advertisements and fashion journalism.

Good news!

My article on Ayana Ife and Black Muslim fashion, "It's 'Been' Cool to Cover," was the most popular Sapelo Square article on Facebook in 2017.  Check it out and and all the other Sapelo Square highlights.

Guest Spot on Today with Dr. Kaye

Check out the conversation I had with Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead about white nationalism in the U.S. on today's episode of "Today with Dr. Kaye."  It starts around the 37-minute mark.  You can hear more from Dr. Kaye every day from 3 P.M. to 5 P.M. EST on WEAA 88.9 FM.    

New Blog

Check out my new blog, "The Khimar Archives," which provides a visual history of Black Muslim American women's fashion:  https://khimararchives.tumblr.com/ In addition to sharing articles and photos related to Black Muslim fashion, I will also detail the progress of my fieldwork for my book, tentatively entitled, Fashioning Black Islam.

2015 AAR Annual Meeting Paper

"That's Not Islam": YouTube as a Site for Alternative Representations of Muslim Women.  Presented at the 2015 American Academy of Religion Annual, November 21-24, Atlanta, GA A PDF of the paper can be found here:  That's Not Islam-KRW Abstract This study provides a textual analysis of YouTube videos produced by two popular English-speaking vloggers, Amenakin and... Continue Reading →

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