Colleen Lutz Clemens, Ph.D. presents "The Rhetoric of Veiling in Contemporary US Culture"

In this talk, Colleen Lutz Clemens, Ph.D. discusses the role that stories of women in the Muslim world play in “the West’s” creation of the essential notion of “the Muslim woman.” Click here to watch the video!

Colleen Lutz Clemens, Ph.D., associate professor of Non-Western Literatures and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania, earned her Ph.D. in Post-Colonial Literature at Lehigh University. Her dissertation focuses on issues of veiling in literature and studies the intersection of women’s issues in art and politics.