UM Pakistan Conference 2017
9:30 | Welcome Remarks: Farina Mir
9:40 | Introduction: Salman Hussain
9:45 - 11:00 | Masculinities in Everyday Life
Chair: Mrinalini Sinha
Nida Kirmani (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan)
“Gender, Mobility and Urban Violence: the View from Lyari”
Omar Kasmani (Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany)
"Neither. Nor. Trans: Notes on Dispensable Masculinities and the Promise of Thirdness"
11:00 | Coffee break
11:15 - 12:30 | Gender in Public and Online Spaces
Chair: Aswin Punathambekar
Fizzah Sajjad (LSE, London, UK)
"Gender Equity in Transport Planning"
Zehra Hashmi (University of Michigan)
"Biometric Belonging: Infrastructures of Security and Identity in Urban Pakistan"
12:30 - 1:45 | Lunch
1:45 - 3:00 | Gendered Selves in the Islamic Revival
Chair: Farina Mir
Faiza Mushtaq (Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan)
"Organizational Routines and Religious Commitments: The Innovative Traditionalism of Al-Huda"
Arsalan Khan (Union College, NY, USA)
"Pious Masculinity: Gender, Ritual and Ethical Reflexivity in the Tablighi Jamaat in Pakistan"
3:00 - 4:00 | Public Art: Writing on the Wall
Chair: Osman Khan
The Fearless Collective (Nida Mushtaq & Shilo Suleman): “Writing on the Wall”
4:00 | Coffee Break
4:15 - 4:30 | Anjali Arondekar (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- Discussant
4:30 - 5:30 | Open Discussion
5:30 | Coffee Break
6:00 - 7:00 | Poetry: Tarfia Faizulla