Conference on the Mediterranean

Friday, 20 October 2017 - 5:00 pm to Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 1:00 pm
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Contact person: 
Franco Ricci
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Free of charge
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The uOttawa Mediterranean Research Group presents

Selected Topics in Mediterranean Studies

Friday October 20, 2017
Hamelin Hall, Room 509
Keynote Speaker: Graziella Parati, Paul D. Paganucci Professor of Italian Literature and Language, Director of the Leslie Center for the Humanities, Professor of Italian with joint titles in Comparative Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies, Dartmouth College: “Recuperative Tales of Affective Citizenship.”
Special Guest: Goffredo Palmerini.

Saturday October 21, 2017
Simard Hall, Room 129
Speakers: May Telmissany, Arab Studies, University of Ottawa: “Nomadic Citizenship: Reflections on Diaspora and the Arab Spring.”
Walid El Khachab, Arab Studies, York University: “Cinematic Port-Said: Pleasure, War, Revolution and the Forgotten Mediterranean.” 
Martino Lovato, Italian Studies, Romance Languages and Cultures, Mount Holyoke College: “Mediterranean Literature on Trial: The Case of Knowledge.”
Marie-Catherine Allard, PhD Candidate, Carleton University: “Noantola: An Historical Journey towards Understanding Forced Migration.”
Salam Hawa, Post-doctoral fellow, Arab Canadian Studies Research Group (ACANS), University of Ottawa: “Multiculturalism in Pre-Islamic Arabia.”