The Program in Gender & Sexuality Studies

presents

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND EQUITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, February 26, 2009
Thomas 110
Bryn Mawr College

Co-Sponsored by The University of Pennsylvania, Middle East Center

SESSION I - LECTURES
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thomas Hall 110

Lázaro Lima, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Spanish, Bryn Mawr College

"Gender, Sexuality, Equity: Situated Knowledge and Occidentalism"

Farha Ghannam, Anthropology, Swarthmore College

"Is Male to Female as Mind is to Body? Anthropological Reflections from Egypt"

poster

Wazhmah Osman, Media, Culture, and Communication Studies, NYU

"The Politics and Spectacle of Gender and Sexuality Rights: Afghanistan and Iran on the World Stage"

Deborah Harrold, Political Science, Bryn Mawr College

"The Exotic Other"

 

SESSION II - DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thomas Hall 110

Post Cards from Tora Bora

Wazhmah Osman and Kelley Dolak, Directors

Opening Remarks, Deborah Harrold, Bryn Mawr College
Followed by Q&A

For more information on documentary, visit the following web pages:

http://www.postcardsfromtorabora.com/filmmaker_wazhmah.html

http://www.postcardsfromtorabora.com/trailer.html

http://www.tribecafilm.com/videos/13771247.html