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Conference: The Maghrib in Massachusetts, UMass Boston, February 25, 2023 @ 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

February 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

From the organizers:

Join our workshop to explore methods of integrating the study of the Maghreb across the curriculum & strategies for fostering connections between UMASS and the North African community. Registration is required.



10:00 am -10:30 am: North Africa & Massachusetts in Dialogue

Claudia Esposito (UMass Boston) and Rania Said (UMass Boston)

10:30 AM -12:00 PM The Maghrib across the Curriculum

Brahim al-Guabli (Williams College , Tamazgha Studies Journal)

Kelly Colvin (UMass Boston)

Anna Rocca (Salem State University)

Katarzyna Pieprzak (Williams College)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Fostering Connections with the Community

Souad Akib (Founder, the American Association for Arab Women)

Alma Richeh (Executive Director, Center for Arabic Culture, Boston)

Nadirah Mansour (Inaugural Assistant Curator of Islamic Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

2:00 PM-3:30 PM: In and Beyond the classroom (Roundtable)

With participation by distinguished scholars and practitioners in the Massachusetts area

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Reception and Networking

To register, and for more details, please visit the link here.


February 25, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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