Translating the Revolution: a One-Day Symposium

Sessions at this one day event include:

11:30 – 12:30. Of Drama and Performance: Transformative Discourses of the Revolution. With Amira Taha, Department of Political Science and Christopher Combs, Center for Middle East Studies.

2:30 – 3:30. Al Thawra al Daahika: The Challenges of Translating Revolutionary Humor. With Heba Salem of the Arabic Language Institute  and Kantaro Taira from the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations.

3:30 – 4:30. The Soul of Tahrir: Poetics of the Revolution. With Lewis Sanders  from the Center for Middle East Studies and Mark Visona from the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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  1. This sounds very interesting. Any chance it will be live streamed?

    1. Hm, I doubt it, although I can ask Dr. Samia. I barely know how to use my mobile phone, or I’d at least promise live tweeting…

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