DETAILED TENTATIVE INSTITUTE SCHEDULE

WEEK ONE

* Except for the first day of the Institute, morning segments run from 9:00 to 12:00 with a 15-minute coffee break every day at 10:15 AM.

* The co-directors will be available for the entire duration of the Institute to discuss research topics, assignments and Institute-related questions.

 

Monday, June 26, 2017

- Morning       Welcome and introductions. Opening remarks. Presentation of study plan and guest lecturers by the co-directors. Discussion of participants’ teaching and research orientations.  Pairing of participants for group activities.

Julia Clancy-Smith. Part I:  Historical and political dimensions of postcolonial North Africa.

- Afternoon    Individual meetings with the guest lecturer and the co-directors to discuss research topics, assignments and Institute-related questions.

- Evening        Free time

 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

- Morning       Julia Clancy-Smith. Part II:  The theoretical framework.

- Afternoon    Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with guest lectures.

- Evening       Free time

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

- Morning       Fatima Sadiqi and Moha Ennaji. Part I: Women, Gender and Culture in Morocco.

- Afternoon    Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with guest lecturers

- Evening       Free time

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

- Morning       Fatima Sadiqi and Moha Ennaji. Part II: Women, Architecture and Islam in Morocco.

- Afternoon    Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions and Institutes)

- Evening       Screening of La Source des Femmes, followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-directors and the guest experts

 

Friday, June 30, 2017

- Morning       Fatima Sadiqi and Moha Ennaji. Part III: Women, Politics, Media, Migration, Language and Education in Morocco.

- Afternoon    Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with the guest lecturers

- Evening       Free time

 

WEEK TWO

Monday, July 3, 2017

- Morning      Lilia Labidi. Part I: Socio-political background of the gender question in Tunisia.

- Afternoon   Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with the guest lecturers

- Evening      Screening of The Silence of the Palace, followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-directors and the guest expert

 

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

No lectures-  4th of July Holiday. BBQ hosted by the co-Directors.

 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

- Morning      Lilia Labidi. Part II: Cinema, gender, tradition and identity in Tunisia.

- Afternoon   Individual study and group work on assignments

- Evening      Free time

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

- Morning     Laura Rice. Part I: Women’s voices in the arts and the Jasmine Revolution.

- Afternoon  Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with guest lecturer

- Evening     Free time

 

Friday, July 7, 2017

- Morning      Laura Rice. Part II: Voices for social justice and women’s rights.

- Afternoon   Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with the guest lecturer

- Evening      Screening of Bedwin Hacker, followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-Directors and the guest expert

 

WEEK THREE

Monday, July 10, 2017 

- Morning      Réda Bensmaia. Part I: Reflections on the gender issue in Algeria.

- Afternoon   Group work on assignments

- Evening       Screening of La Nouba des femmes du Mont Chenoua, followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-Directors and the guest expert

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

- Morning      Réda Bensmaia. Part II: Representations of gender and the role of women in Algerian society.

- Afternoon   Individual meetings with the guest lecturer

- Evening       Free time to prepare for presentations

 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

- Morning      Ahmed Bedjaoui. Part I: Women’s voices in Djebar’s literary and cinematic work.

- Afternoon   Individual meetings with the guest lecturer

Free time to prepare for presentations

- Evening       Screening of La Zerda et les chants de l’oubli, followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-Directors and the guest expert

 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

- Morning      Ahmed Bedjaoui. Part II: Women and cinema in Algeria during the colonial and post-colonial eras.

- Afternoon   Individual meetings with the guest lecturer (optional)

Free time to prepare for presentations

- Evening      Free time to prepare for presentations

 

Friday, July 14, 2017

- Morning      Conclusion and presentation of group projects.

- Afternoon   Free time

- Evening      Farewell reception

 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

All day            Check out and Departure

 

END OF INSTITUTE