Kayla Wheeler

  1. Kayla Wheeler
Kayla Wheeler

Kayla Wheeler

Grand Valley State University

Kayla Renée Wheeler is an Assistant Professor of Area & Global Studies and Digital Studies at Grand Valley State University. Currently, she is writing a book on Black Muslim fashion in the United States. The book explores how, for Black Muslim women, fashion acts a site of intrareligious and intra-racial dialogue over what it means to be Black, Muslim, and woman in the U.S. She is the curator of the Black Islam Syllabus, which highlights the histories and contributions of Black Muslims.

Gender in the Muslim Atlantic (II): The impact of #MeToo and social media
How has the #MeToo movement resonated on both sides of the Atlantic and what points of commonality and difference can we identify in the how British and American Muslim communities have experienced #MeToo?
Please note: This is an interactive workshop where all participants will be expected to actively contribute to the discussion throughout. There is a max capacity of 20 participants per session, on a first-come-first-served basis.