November 1, 2013
Panel Discussion: "Arts and Media in the Arab Uprisings"
4 p.m., Psychology 105
A panel of anthropologists and art historians—Nada Shabout (art history, University of North Texas), Jeannie Sowers (political science, University of New Hampshire), and Jessica Winegar (anthropology, Northwestern)—explore these new arts and media landscapes in the context of violence and upheaval. Focusing on Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, and the Gulf, panelists will share their research and reflections on the future of creative expression and media representation in a region in tumult. Kris Cohen, assistant professor of art history & humanities at Reed, serves as a discussant. Cosponsored by the departments of anthropology, art, and political science. More information on related events is available online and on the Public Policy Lecture Series website.