Arab Studies Events
Arab Studies Conference: Political Uprisings in the Arab World
This conference is planned for the 2011-12 academic year. Details will be posted once speakers and schedules are confirmed.
Political Uprisings in North Africa and the Implications Beyond
February 8, 2011 • 5:00-6:30 pm • Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor (919 W. Illinois St.)
CSAMES and CAS hosted a panel in which leading faculty discussed the current uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Speakers and topics included:
- Asef Bayat, Sociology, "A New Arab Street?"
- Elabbas Benmamoun, Linguistics, "Echoes of the Events in Tunisia in the Region"
- Kenneth Cuno, History: "The Egyptian Uprising"
- Linda Herrera, Educational Policy Studies: "Youth Politics and Revolution in a Digital Age"
- Jane Kuntz, French: "Continuity and Change in Tunisia"
For more information and to view the speakers' summaries, see the panel webpage.