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Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute November 2018 Seminar

MUSLIM WOMEN AND THE MEDIA TRAINING INSTITUTE

November 14 - 17, 2018

Grand Hyatt San Antonio

Funded by the Henry Luce Foundation on behalf of: Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures

For Download: November 2018 Seminar Agenda

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018: Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute Seminar

Room Presidio B

8:00-8:45am                Critical Conversations

Dr. Suad Joseph, Distinguished Research Professor of Anthropology and Gender

Dr. Elora Shehabuddin, Associate Professor of Humanities and Political Science

Dr. Sarah Gualtieri, Associate Professor in the Department of History and American Studies and Ethnicity

Dr. Lawrence Pintak, Founding Dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication; Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, Washing State University

8:45am-10:49am          Presentations

8:45-9:16am                       Pooja Singh: "Being Queer, Muslim, Woman and Indian: How the Community is Struggling to Navigate the Twin        Challenges Posed by Religion and Sexuality" BY SKYPE

9:16-9:47am                       Sumaira Alwani: "Suffering in Silence: Roots of Rape Crime in Canada and Pakistan"

9:47-10:18am                     Bian Elkhatib BY SKYPE

10:18am-10:49am              Nour Halabi “Has the passage of the Muslim Ban mobilized Muslim Women living in the United States?”

10:49-11:04                  Break

11:04am-1:08pm         Presentations

11:04-11:35am                   Heena Khan: "Muslimah of the Ganges, Some Truths"

11:35am-12:06pm              Yehyun Kim: "Life as a Muslim Women in South Korea"

12:06-12:37pm                   Hunter Martin: Interviews with Iranian Women

12:37-1:08pm                     Eryn Mathewson: Interview with Bilqis Abdul Qaadir

1:08pm-2:08pm          Lunch

2:08-4:12pm                Presentations

2:08-2:39pm                       Atia Musazay: "The Chemist"

2:39-3:10pm                       Mira Nabulsi

3:10-3:41pm                       Amy Nelson: “Arbaeen Walk”

3:41-4:12pm                       Layla Quran “How a Mother’s Struggle with Mental Illness Inspired Others to Get Talking”

4:12-4:27pm                Break

4:27-6:00pm                Presentations  

4:27-4:58pm                       Hanan Abdel-Khalek

4:58-5:29pm                       Aviva Stahl: "The Sexual Assault Epidemic That no one is Talking About" BY SKYPE

5:29- 6:00pm                      Charlotte Prud'Homme: “The Sierra Leone Muslim Women’s Federation” BY SKYPE

6:00pm            Break for dinner

6:30pm            Dinner 

 

Thursday, November 15th, 2018: MESA Film Festival and Thematic Discussions at MESA

10:20am            A Feeling Greater than Love at the MESA Film Festival, Bonham B

1:00pm              Unspoken at the MESA Film Festival, Bonham B

3:15 pm             Your Last Walk in the Mosque at the MESA Film Festival, Bonham B

5:30-7:30pm      Managing Porosity in North Africa’s Borders

5:30-7:30pm      Constitutions in the Contemporary Middle east: (How) do they still matter?

5:30-7:30pm      Political Psychology in the Middle East

5:30-7:30pm      Thematic Conversation-Mapping Islam in Middle America: Sources and Trend 

5:30-7:30pm      Missionaries during the Ottoman Period

Friday, November 16th, 2018 Film Festival and Panel Presentations at MESA

8:30am               Writing Past Lives: Gender, Biography, and History, Created by Nova Robinson

8:30am               Contesting Disciplinary Boundaries, Negotiating the Global: Middle East Studies and Critical Ethnic and Race Studies in Conversation, Created by Carol Fadda

11:00am              Professional Development Workshop: Proposal Writing and Research Design: How to Fund Your Ideas, Workshop Facilitated by Suad Joseph

12:30 pm             The Feeling of Being Watched at the MESA Film Festival, Bonham B

1:30pm                Covering Muslim Women: Working with Journalists For Accurate Representation, Created by Elora Shehabuddin

2:00pm                Yemen: Kids and War at the MESA Film Festival, Bonham B

4:00pm                 Queer Theory and Methodology: Applications and Possibilities for Middle East Studies, Created by Anne Marie Butler

6:30pm                 Presidential Address, MESA President, Judith E. Tucker, Texas Ballroom A

Saturday, November 17th, 2018: Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute Seminar

Room Mission A

8:00-8:30am          Coffee

8:30-9:30am          Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute Debrief

9:30-10am             Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute survey

3:00pm                  Recommended Panel Presentation: Beyond Revolution: Emerging gendered perspectives from modern Arab history

Sunday, November 18th, 2018: Recommended Panel Presentations

8:30am                   The Other Domino Effect: Women's Rights and Political Participation

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