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Muslim Women and the Media Training Institute March 2019 Seminar

MUSLIM WOMEN AND THE MEDIA TRAINING INSTITUTE

March 2nd and 3rd, 2019

The Arab American Cultural Center | University of Illinois at Chicago

For Download: March 2019 Seminar Agenda

Saturday, March 2, 2019: 

8:30-9:00            Registration and coffee

9:00-9:30            Suad Joseph: Introductions and overview of the seminar & program

9:30-10:00          Shaheen Pasha: How Muslim women are represented in the media

10:00-10:30        All Trainers: Exercise on representation – which they are assigned ahead of time

10:30-10:15        Coffee break

10:15-10:45        Chimamanda Adichie: “The Danger of a Single Story”   

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

10:45-11:15        Discussion

11:15-12:00        Nadine Naber: Muslim women and racialization of Islam

12:00-1:00          Lunch

1:00-2:00            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)     

3:00-3:30            Break

3:30-4:00            Suad Joseph: Is there a “Muslim Family”: “Muslim” Patriarchy and the Media

4:30-5:30            Suad Joseph: Day Round-up and Assignment for Day 2

5:30-6:30            Break for dinner

6:30                    Dinner 

       

Sunday, March 3, 2019: 

8:30-9:00            Coffee

9:00-10:00          Discuss assignments

10:00-10:30        Shaheen Pasha: Muslim Women in Current American Politics

10:30-11:00        Elora Shehabuddin: Muslim Women in South Asian Politics

11:00-12:00        Sarah Gualtieri: Muslim Women and Media Representation of Islam

12:00-1:00          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

3:30-4:00            Suad Joseph: The MWM Project:  Assignments/Mentors/Plan of Program 

4:00-4:30            Shaheen Pasha: How to select a tory to write on

4:30-5:30            Elora Shehabuddin, Zeina Zaatari, Sarah Gualtieri: Experiences, what to avoid, or what to watch out for.

5:30-6:30            Break for dinner

6:30                    Dinner 

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