Dissident Subjects: A conference in honor of miriam cooke

Date: April 6, 2017 -April 8, 2017
Time: 4:30pm - 2:00pm
Location: Various locations

Thursday, April 6 • John Hope Franklin Center Gallery

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm • Reception for Creative Memory: The Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution

Friday, April 7 • Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library 153

9:00 am • Introductory Remarks by Sally Kornbluth (Duke), Gennifer Weisenfeld (Duke), Hae-Young Kim (Duke), Erdağ Göknar (Duke) & Bruce Lawrence (Duke)

9:45 am • Panel 1: Women Claim Islam, facilitated by Ellen McLarney (Duke)
Evelyne Accad (Lebanese American University) • Hina Azam (UT-Austin)
Margot Badran (Wilson Center) • Banu Gökarıksel (UNC) • Judith Tucker (Georgetown)

1:00 pm • Afternoon Introductory Remarks by Shai Ginsburg (Duke) & Mbaye Lo (Duke)

1:30 pm • Panel 2: Mediterranean Passages, facilitated by Charles Wilkins (Wake Forest) • Susan Slyomovics (UCLA) • Roberto Dainotto (Duke) • Erdağ Göknar (Duke)

3:00 pm • Panel 3: Dissident Arts, facilitated by Nancy Armstrong (Duke)
Muhsin al-Musawi (Columbia) • Fırat Oruç (Georgetown-Qatar) • Ranjana Khanna (Duke) Farzaneh Milani (UVA) • Negar Mottahedeh (Duke) • Sana Yazigi (creativememory.org)

Saturday, April 8 • John Hope Franklin Center Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

10:00 am • Panel 4: Palestine-Israel, facilitated by Susan Slyomovics (UCLA)
Eric Zakim (University of Maryland) • Nadia Yaqub (UNC) • Rebecca Stein (Duke)

Closing Remarks by miriam cooke
12:00 pm • Lunchtime Roundtable Discussion with Suad Joseph (UC Davis), Zeina Halabi (UNC), Carl Ernst (UNC), Leo Ching (Duke), Ellen McLarney (Duke) & Nancy Armstrong (Duke)

Sponsored by the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Deans, Franklin Humanities Institute Humanities Futures, Duke University Middle East Studies Center & the Duke Islamic Studies Center