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Turkish Shadow Theatre: Karagöz & Hacivat

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Yunus Emre Institute in Washington DC, UIUC Turkish Program, CSAMES, EUC, CGS
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Feb 8, 2024   11:00 am  
Speaker
Dr. Burcu Eğilmez
Registration
Registration
Contact
Ayşe Özcan
E-Mail
aozcan@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Turkish Studies Program Events

Inscribed on the List of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009, Karagöz and Hacivat is a form of Turkish shadow theatre where figures known as "tasvir" disguise themselves on rods and are cast onto  a cotton screen. 

Join us on Zoom with Dr. Burcu Eğilmez to explore!

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