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Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute Seminar Agenda

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The Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute

March 2nd and 3rd, 2019

 

The Arab American Cultural Center | University of Illinois at Chicago

111 Stevenson Hall

701 S. Morgan | Chicago, IL 60607

(312)  413-3253

 

Seminar Agenda

Saturday, March 2, 2019:

8:45-9:15

Suad Joseph: Introductions and Overview of the Seminar & Program

8:30-8:45

Registration and Coffee/p>

9:15-10:00

Shaheen Pasha: How Muslim Women are Represented in the Media

10:00-10:45

Suad Joseph: Discussion of Assignment on the Story about Muslim Women and Politics

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-11:20

Chimamanda Adichie: “The Danger of a Single Story”

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Ihs241zeg

11:20-11:45

Elora

Shehabuddin and Sarah Gualtieri: Discussion

 

11:45-12:30

Nadine Naber: Muslim Women and the Racialization of Islam

12:30-1:15

Lunch

1:15-2:00

Zeina Zaatari: Representation of Muslim Women and Sexuality & NPR Report

2:00-3:00

Naureen Ahmed: Muslim Women and Mental Health – co-founder SEEMA (Support Embrace

 

Empower Mental Health Advocacy)

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:00

Suad Joseph: Is there a “Muslim Family”: “Muslim” Patriarchy and the Media

4:00-5:00

Suad Joseph: Day Round-up and Assignment for Day 2

5:00-6:30

Break before dinner

6:30

Dinner at Athena Greek Restaurant: 212 S Halsted St #1, Chicago, IL, 60661, (312) 655-0000

 

Sunday, March 3, 2019:

8:30-8:45

Coffee

8:45-9:45

Zeina Zaatari: Discuss assignments

9:45-10:30

Shaheen Pasha: Muslim Women in Current American Politics

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:30

Elora Shehabuddin: Muslim Women in South Asian Politics

11:30-12:15

Sarah Gualtieri: Muslim Women and the Media Representation of Islam

12:15-1:00

Lunch

1:00-2:00

Sarah Abboud: Muslim Americans and Sexual Health

2:00-3:00

Nicole Nguyen: Muslim Americans in American Schools/ Education

3:00-3:30

Break

3:30-4:15

Shaheen Pasha: How to Select a Story to Write on

4:15-5:00

Elora Shehabuddin, Zeina Zaatari, Sarah Gualtieri: Experiences, what to avoid, or what to

 

watch out for

5:00-5:45

Suad Joseph: The MWM Project: Assignments/Mentors/Plan of Program

5:45-6:30

Break before dinner

6:30

Dinner at Tuscany on Taylor St: 1014 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607, (312) 829-1990

 

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