This workshop compares the wearing of face masks in response to COVID-19 with the wearing of face veils worn by some Muslim women for religious reasons. Memes and cartoons are used to explore the breaking of barriers in a humerous way. The workshop also looks at the importance of bodily practices in Islam and Christianity.
Presenter: Jacqueline Hoover is a free-lance instructor is Islamic Studies and Muslim-Christian relations based in the UK. She is a member of the sessional faculty at AMBS and an ordained minister in the Mennonite Church USA. She has taught recently in Malaysia, Egypt, Kenya and