DETAILED 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.

* This program may change a little bit according to needs and time constraints.

 

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 Late Colonial and Early Independent North Africa, c. 1900 – 1970.

- Afternoon    Tour of Campus led by one of our assistants-Obtain ID cards.

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:  Historical and Political Dimensions of Late Colonial and Early Independent North Africa, c. 1900 – 1970.

- Afternoon    Individual study (including preparation of morning sessions)

Individual meetings with guest lecturers.

- 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 a film (TBD), 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

Exhibit of photographs, followed by a reception (5-6 pm).

- 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 Reception and Music hosted by the two co-Directors

 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

- Morning         Lilia Labidi. Part II: The arts, gender, tradition and identity in Tunisia and the wider region.

- Afternoon    Individual study and group work on assignments

- Evening        Screening of a film (TBD), followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-Directors and the guest expert

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

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

Skype/WebEx session with three women scholars from Tunisia.

- 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 a film (TBD), followed by a round-table discussion led by the co-Directors and the guest expert

 

Saturday, July 8, 2017

All day            Optional excursion to the Oregon Coast and lunch in the town of Newport.

 

WEEK THREE

* Sunday, July 9, 2017

- 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

 

Monday, July 10, 2017 

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

- Afternoon    Individual meetings with the guest lecturer

- Evening        Free time to prepare for presentations

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

- Morning       Réda Bensmaia. Part II: “L'Amour, La Fantasia or The Letter(S) of History”.

- Afternoon    Individual meetings with the guest lecturer

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

 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

- Morning       Ahmed Bedjaoui. Part I: Women and cinema in Algeria during the colonial and post-colonial eras. 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 Yema, 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        Farewell gathering at a local restaurant in downtown (TBD), from 5 to 8 pm.

 

Friday, July 14, 2017

- Morning       Conclusion and presentation of group projects

- Afternoon    Free time/ Check out and Departure

- Evening        Free time/ Check out and Departure

 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

All day            Check out and Departure

END OF INSTITUTE