Program

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Unsettling Colonial Modernity: Islamicate Contexts in Focus
University of Alberta
April 24-25, 2015
CONFERENCE PROGRAM
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FRIDAY APRIL 24, 2015
11:00am – 1:00pm
Venue: Third Floor, Old Arts Building
Registration (information desk for participants and attendees)

1:00pm-1:30pm
Venue: Third Floor of the Old Arts Building
Digital Presentations will be held in Senate Chamber
Undergraduate Poster Session

1:30pm-03:20 pm
Venue: Senate Chamber, Old Arts Building
Panel 1: Islamophobias, (War on) Terror, and Their Rising Complexities
Chair: Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Laban, University of Alberta

1:30pm-03:20 pm
Venue: Room A430, Old Arts Building
Panel 2: The Muslim Other and the Making of the European Subject
Chair: Dr. Joseph Patrouch, University of Alberta

3:30pm-5:20 pm
Venue: Senate Chamber, Old Arts Building
Panel 3: Literature and Muslim Subjectivities
Chair:  Dr. Lahoucine Ouzgane, University of Alberta

3:30pm-5:20 pm
Venue: Room A430, Old Arts Building
Panel 4: Orientalism and Its Critical Reception
Chair: Dr. Sourayan Mookerjea, University of Alberta

6:00pm-7:30pm
Venue: Alberta School of Business (BUS), Room 1-09
Opening Keynote Lecture
“A Catastrophically Damaged Gene Pool”: Race, Religion and Culture in the Security Hearing
Professor Sherene Razack, University of Toronto
To be introduced by Dr. Terri Tomsky, University of Alberta
Q&A session will be moderated by Prof. Jenny R. Kelly, Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta

7:30pm-8:30pm
RECEPTION
Venue: Student Lounge (1st floor), Old Arts Building

 

SATURDAY APRIL 25, 2015

8:30am-10:20am
Venue: Senate Chamber, Old Arts Building
Panel 5: Modernities beside Themselves
Chair: Dr. Michael Frishkopf, University of Alberta

8:30am-10:20am
Venue: Room A430, Old Arts Building
Panel 6: Politics of Space and Place
Chair: Dr. Jaro Stacul, University of Alberta

10:30am-12:20pm
Venue: Senate Chamber, Old Arts Building
Panel 7: Gender Dynamics, Religion, and Cultural Belonging
Chair: Dr. Susanne Luhmann, University of Alberta

10:30am-12:20pm
Venue: Room A430, Old Arts Building
Panel 8: Historicizing and Contextualizing
Chair: Dr. Ann McDougall, University of Alberta

12:30pm-1:30pm
LUNCH BREAK

1:30pm-3:20pm
Venue: Senate Chamber, Old Arts Building
Panel 9: Limits of Multiculturalism
Chair: Nisha Nath, University of Alberta

1:30pm-3:20pm
Venue: Room A430, Old Arts Building
Panel 10: Coloniality and Resistance
Chair: Dr. Mojtaba Mahdavi, University of Alberta

4:00pm-5:30pm
Venue: Alberta School of Business (BUS), Room 1-09
Closing Keynote Lecture
Acknowledging Islamic Modernities and Their Engagement with Coloniality
Professor Parin Dossa – Simon Fraser University
To be introduced by Dr. Jaro Stacul, University of Alberta