Thursday, November 10th, 2011
3:30pm - 5:30pm
On opening day, at 3:30 p.m., join us at the University of Minnesota for a free panel discussion on the role of art in the Arab uprisings. This lively discussion will include filmmakers and scholars, and will set the stage for opening night's films, 18 Days and Voices from the Revolution (7 p.m. at the Heights Theatre). The panel is co-presented by the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature and the Feminist Studies Graduate Student Association.
Fadia Afashe (Humphrey Fellow, Human Rights Activist & Artist)
Mohammed Bamyeh (Guest Editor of forthcoming Mizna journal "Literature in Revolution", Professor of Sociology, University of Pittsburg)
Waleed Mahdi (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of American Studies)
Tania Khalaf (Filmmaker and Professor of Radio, Television, and Film, University of North Texas)
Heba Amin (Egyptian Artist/Filmmaker, DAAD scholar)
Imed Labidi (Lecturer, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature)
Anderson Hall, Room 270, University of Minnesota
Map for Anderson Hall, University of Minnesota can be found here.