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Concrete Imaginings: Building a Liberated Palestine - An in-person & Livestreamed Conference

Untitled 2022 by Heba Zaqout, artist and fine arts teacher, martyred 13 October 2023 with two of her children in Gaza.
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Walaa Alqaisiya, Jennifer Kelly, Robert Filippello, Ronak K. Kapadia, Shahd Abusalama,
The Palestine Seminar


See "more information" below for tickets
LUNCH: 11:30 am-12:00 pm

PANEL 1: 12:00-1:30
"The Urgency of Anti-Imperial Feminism: Lessons from Palestine"
Walaa Alqaisiya, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (via Zoom)
"Christian Zionism, Displacement, and the Role of Travel"
Jennifer Kelly, University of California, Santa Cruz

PANEL 2: 1:45-3:15
"Queer Threads: Activist Fashion in Palestine"
Roberto Filippello, University of Amsterdam
"Laboratories of Speculation: Rethinking Jericho, 'the City of the Moon'"
Ronak K. Kapadia, University of Illinois Chicago (via Zoom)

PANEL 3: 3:30-4:15
"Seeing Palestine, Not Seeing the Palestinians: Gaza in the British Pathé Colonial Lens"
Shahd Abusalama, Lebanese American University

PLENARY PANEL: 4:15-5:00 P.M.

RECEPTION: 5-6 p.m.

Contact: Julie Wynmor