PRE-OCCUPATIONS

Wednesday, November 2 at 11:30-1:30 in Ellis 224

Pre-Occupations: A panel/teach-in about the legacies and forms of occupying territories and their political and cultural significance. The discussion will include occupations within Indian lands, Palestine, city squares and streets in Argentina, Greece, Egypt, and the US.

With Queen’s Alliance Atlantis Professor Dr. Dorit Naaman, Scott Rutherford, Shauna Shiels-Eliot, Mohamed Abdou, and Dr. Ariel Salzman. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Richard Day.

 

Richard JF Day is an Associate Professor in Cultural Studies, Global Development Studies, and Sociology at Queen’s University. He works with radical social movements throughout the Americas.

Dorit Naaman is Alliance Atlantis Professor in the Department of Film and Media at Queen’s University. Her research area of focus is Middle Eastern cinemas.

Scott Rutherford is a PhD student in the Department of History at Queen’s. His work is focused on the politics of protest in Canada.

Shauna Shiels-Eliot is a graduate student in Cultural Studies at Queen’s. Her research area of focus is Indigenous feminism.

Mohamed Abdou is a graduate student in Cultural Studies at Queen’s, who is currently in Egypt participating in the democracy movement there.

Ariel Salzman is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Queen’s University. Her scholarship on the past bridges world regions and disciplines. At Queen’s she teaches seminars and lectures on Middle Eastern and world history.

 

All events are open to the Queen’s and Kingston public.

FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact:

Jessica Jacobson-Konefall

jessicajacobsonkonefall@gmail.com

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