5-0205
AESTHETICS, POLITICS, AND RELIGION: THE ROLE OF (PERFORMING) ARTS IN THE ARAB UPRISINGS
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Reviewed By: Middle East Section
Saturday, November 17, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Karin van Nieuwkerk (Radboud University, Radboud University and Radboud University) and Jessica Winegar (Northwestern University)
Chairs:  Karin van Nieuwkerk (Radboud University)
Discussants:  Jessica Winegar (Northwestern University) and Ted Swedenburg ( and University of Arkansas)
8:15 AM
Can Poetry Change the World? Reading Amal Dunqul In 2011
Samuli Schielke (Zentrum Moderner Orient and Zentrum Moderner Orient)
8:30 AM
8:45 AM
9:30 AM
Discussant
Jessica Winegar (Northwestern University)
9:45 AM
Break
10:15 AM
Political Movements: The Revolutionary Aesthetics of Syrian Dabke
Shayna Silverstein (University of Chicago)
10:30 AM
Breaking Free: The Power of Satire In the Arab Spring
Abdelghani El Khairat (University of Utrecht)
10:45 AM
The Street As a Stage: Music and Islamic Activism In the Moroccan Arab Spring
Nina ter Laan (Radboud University Nijmegen, Radboud University Nijmegen and Radboud University)
11:00 AM
Beyond ‘Revolution Kitsch’: Between Reform and the Marketplace In Moroccan Hip Hop
Kendra Renée Salois (University of Maryland, College Park)
11:15 AM
Discussant
Ted Swedenburg (University of Arkansas)
11:30 AM
Discussion
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