EventsFashion Beyond Borders with Hoda Katebi

Fashion Beyond Borders with Hoda Katebi

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Join us for a conversation with Hoda Katebi and Abigail Glaum-Lathbury about fashion, politics and human rights, presented as part of Slow Fashion Month. Hoda Katebi is a Chicago-based Iranian-American writer, organizer, and creative educator focused on the intersections of fashion, resistance gender and the state. She is the host of #BecauseWeveRead, a radical digital book club and discussion series with 20+ chapters globally; founding member of Blue Tin Production, an apparel manufacturing workers co-operative run by working class women of color; a national lead with Believers Bail Out, a bail fund using Zakat to bail Muslims from pretrial & immigration incarceration; and organizer with the No War Campaign. She is the author of the book Tehran Streetstyle, and her writing has appeared in publications including Newsweek, Washington Post, the Columbia Journalism Review. She will be interviewed by Abigail Glaum-Lathbury, Assistant Professor, Department of Fashion at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

How to Attend:

This event will take place live on CPL's YouTube channel. You'll be able to ask questions during the event as well!
Can't make it to the live stream? We'll archive the video on YouTube to watch later as well.


Need captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4015. Requests must be made at least 10 business days before the event.

This event is part of the One Book, One Chicago 2020 season, exploring the theme "Beyond Borders" and the book Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. For more information visit

One Book, One Chicago
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