Submitted by ujpadmin2 on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 12:36pm.
When: Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:00 pm
to 9:00 pm
Where: First Parish in Cambridge - Unitarian Universalist • 3 Church Street • Harvard Square • Cambridge
2013 Mar 8 - 7:00pm
2013 Mar 8 - 9:00pm
"Young Civil Society Voices Talk About the Present and Future"
From North Africa to the Fertile Crescent, the Arab Spring has led to ferment, uncertainty and even rebellion. Westerners greeted the Arab Spring with hope, but reality is more complex.
Mid-career civil society leaders from the Middle East, now studying international development and conflict management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, will be at First Parish Cambridge on Friday, March 8 at 7:00 pm for a round table discussion. They offer a citizens' view of dynamics shaping the Middle East and the history that is unfolding.
Submitted by ujpadmin2 on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 3:41pm.
When: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 4:30 pm
to 6:41 pm
Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (E51-395) • 1 Amherst St. • Cambridge
2013 Feb 26 - 4:30pm
2013 Feb 26 - 6:41pm
Speaker: Irene Gendzier, Professor in the Department of Political Science at Boston University
Emile Bustani Middle East Seminar
Irene Gendzier is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Boston University and the author of a number of books and articles dealing with U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and the formation of public opinion.
Submitted by ujpadmin1 on Sun, 01/20/2013 - 11:37am.
When: Friday, January 25, 2013, 7:00 pm
Where: Center for Arabic Culture • 191 Highland Ave 6B • Somerville
2013 Jan 25 - 7:00pm
A young student of the arts, Dunia aspires to be a professional dancer and poet. Her artistic expression is inhibited, however, by her inability to experience and express desire. Dunia’s reasoning that women should not move their bodies to evoke an act of love is challenged by the ardent public intellectual Dr. Beshir-- played by Egyptian superstar singer Mohammed Mounir.
With his help, Dunia begins an all-consuming search for ecstasy in poetry, dance and music-taking us into the world of women in a society that both fetishizes and oppresses female sexuality. Ultimately, Dunia learns that she must confront the traditions that have destroyed her capacity for pleasure before she will be able to experience it.