Violence and the Shifting Politics of Knowledge Production in the Middle East

Symposium Day 1, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Poster advertising a two day symposium at UMN
Event Date & Time
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Event Location
402 Walter Library

117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Day one and part one of this two-day symposium


Monday, May 6

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Walter Library
5:00 – 6:30 PM Reception, Poetry, and Performance at Regis Center for Art

Tuesday, May 7

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM at Walter Library


  • Dr. Lila Abu-Lughod, Columbia University
  • Dr. Rema Hammami, Birzeit University
  • Dr. Chiara De Cesari, University of Amsterdam
  • Dr. Minoo Moallem, UC Berkeley
  • Dr. Maya Mikdashi, Rutgers University
  • Dr. Asli Zengin, Rutgers University
  • Dr. Zainab Saleh, Haverford College
  • Katayoun Amjadi, Normandale College
  • Sana Wazwaz, Augsburg University



Imagine Fund, CLA Office of Faculty Affairs, CLA Office of Research & Graduate Programs, CLA Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Institute for Global Studies, Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, Department of Asian and Middle East Studies, Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy, Sociology Department, Anthropology Department, American Studies Department, History Department, Art Department, Mizna, and UMN Educators for Justice in Palestine 

Free and open to the public. For more information contact

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