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Monday February 20th

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Miller 102

“Teamwork Through Verbal Communication, Leadership and Goal Achievement in Cairo”

with Burnley Truax, ’17 and Jessica Rosenblatt, ’17

5pm - 6pm, Miller 105

Keynote Lecture, “The Middle East and Global Crisis of Liberalism”

With Laura Robson, Associate Professor of History at Portland State University

6:30pm - 7:30pm, Smith Hall

AES Panel & Dinner with Participants

Lewis & Clark students studying in the Academic English Studies Program will lead
a discussion about their experiences living in Portland and share about their countries of origin.

Tuesday February 21st

1pm - 2pm, Council Chamber

“Zombie Muslims: Post-Racial Discourse in American Media” 

With Tarik Elseewi, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Whitman College

4pm - 5pm, Howard 105

“Territory is Not Map: Deterritorialization, Mere Religion, and the Islamic State”

With Paul Powers, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Lewis & Clark College

5:30pm - 7:30pm, Howard 105

Film Screening: “5 Broken Cameras”

Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat documents 5 years of his participation in a non-violent
resistance movement in a West Bank village protesting Israeli settlements. Followed by a discussion led by members of J Street U.

Wednesday February 23rd

1pm - 2pm, Albany 218

“Understanding the Israeli-Arab Conflict”

With Jeremy Biskind, ’19

5pm - 6pm, Gregg Pavilion

Panel Discussion: “Women in Revolution”

With Paul Powers, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Oren Kosansky, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Sara Jay, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Fida Awad, Portland Community Member 

6:30pm - 7:30pm, Miller 105

Q&A Session: “Middle East and North African Studies Minor”

Come join the professors who designed this newly approved minor at Lewis & Clark College
to ask questions and learn more information!