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Women Life-Writing: Migration, Language and Identity Symposium and Art Exhibition

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, University of Edinburgh

Monday, June 29, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)

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Image: "Downfall” by Aida Foroutan


Women Life-Writing: Migration, Language and Identity Symposium and Art Exhibition

Date: 29 June 2015

Venue: Room A 7, Samuel Alexander Building, the University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK.

Programme:


 

10.30 am

Registration

11.00 am

Welcome note and Introduction

11.20-12.00

Signatures in the Feminine: Women’s oblique autobiographies in 1920s Egypt

Marilyn Booth, University of Oxford           

 

12. 00-12.40

Narrating Place, Migration and Language: from Anna’s Perspective

Máiréad Nic Craith, Heriot-Watt University

 

12.40

Discussion

13.00

Lunch

14.00-14.40

Feelingful Development: women’s stories - women’s policies?

Susan Hodgett, University of Ulster

 

14.40-15.20

Staging stories of their lives: Chinese female migrants and autobiographical dramatic writing in contemporary China

Natascha Gentz, University of Edinburgh

 

15.20-15.40

The View from the Artist’s Palate: a narrative of Women’s Life as visualisations across cultures

Aida Foroutan, University of Manchester

 

15.40-16.00

Discussion and closing remarks

 

For further information please the visit the CASAW Wesbite or email Professor Zahia Smail Salhi(zahia.smailsalhi@manchester.ac.uk) at the University of Manchester. 

 

This is a free event but online registration is required for attendance. Please note, there are total of 40 tickets available for this event.

Have questions about Women Life-Writing: Migration, Language and Identity Symposium and Art Exhibition? Contact Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, University of Edinburgh

When & Where


Room A 7, Samuel Alexander Building
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester
United Kingdom

Monday, June 29, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)


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Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, University of Edinburgh

For more information on the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, please visit www.casaw.ac.uk.

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World

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University of Edinburgh

19 George Square

Edinburgh EH8 9LD

admin@casaw.ac.uk

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