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
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
THEATRICAL PLAY: Palestine
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.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm