Event, "Youth Voices in the Arab World: The Arts as an Agent for Social Change"


Tuesday, April 2, at 5:30-10 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall, Smith College

5:30-6:45 p.m.:

PANEL DISCUSSION on the role of the arts as an agent of social change in the Arab World.  Panelists include:

* Members of Teal-One97 Arab North Africa Music Project

* Amahl Bishara, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, on the media, the state, and human rights

* Jennifer Pruitt, Lecturer in Art at Smith College, on street art of the Egyptian revolution

7:00-8:30 p.m.:


Written and performed by Najla Said, daughter of Palestinian-American literary critic and human rights activist Edward Said.  Direction and dramaturgy by Sturgis Warner.

"Youth Voices in the Arab World" is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Communication, UMass Amherst.


Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm