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Conference: "Documentary and the Middle East"

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Friday, November 30, 2018
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10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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AMES 204FS students, Laila El-Haddad, Ahmed Mansour, Helga Tawil-Souri

The Documentary and the Middle East Conference showcases undergraduate documentary work (from the Documenting the Middle East course / AMES 204FS) at 10:00 am, followed by a light lunch. At 12:30 pm, there will be presentations by three scholars followed by audience discussion:

*Laila El-Haddad (Author, The Gaza Kitchen): Taste, Struggle, and Place: Culinary Resistance in the Gaza Kitchen
*Ahmed Mansour (Filmmaker): Excerpts from Mansour's new documentary, Brooklyn, Inshallah
*Helga Tawil-Souri (New York University): Situating Palestine and Palestinianness

The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund is among the cosponsors/supporters of this event.

Contact: Nancy Kalow