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Afterlife of Occupation: Iraqi Academia and the Peripheries of Resurgence

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
6:30-8:30 PM
Gallery, 1st Floor Hatcher Graduate Library Map
Join a discussion exploring the landscape of anti-war advocacy within U.S. universities at the outset of the occupation, the consequences of exile or execution on the framework and prospects of Iraqi academia, and the present-day role of public intellectuals in Iraq. Refreshments will be provided.

Note: This event has been moved to November 14 (formerly scheduled for October 25).

Panelists include U-M faculty Juan Cole (History), Renée Ragin Randall (Comparative Literature), and Ali Hussain (Middle East Studies); U-M undergraduate student Nooralhuda Sami (Anthropology); and retired Iraqi professors of literature and fine art.

Walk through the exhibit Shadow and Light: Solidarity and Connection with Iraqi Academics ( before or after the panel.

Co-organized with the Iraqi American Union at the University of Michigan and sponsored by the University Library and the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies.
Building: Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Free, History, Library, Middle East Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from University Library, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Iraqi Student Association