AESTHETICS AND POLITICS:'COUNTER-NARRATIVES, NEW PUBLICS, AND THE ROLE OF DISSENT IN THE ARAB World'
The public program of the Summer Academy includes working sessions of the participants and public lectures panel discussions detailed in this brochure and involves academics, graduate students, artists, intellectuals, and writers.
‘Aesthetics and Politics: Counter-Narratives, New Publics, and the Role of Dissent in the Arab World’ is the theme of the International Summer Academy the research program Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME) of the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the ‘Center for Translation Studies’ of the American University in Cairo are jointly organizing from September 16 — 27, 2012 at the American University in Cairo in cooperation with the English Department of Cairo University and the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies of Philipps University Marburg, Germany.
The Summer Academy is designed to support scholarly networks and contribute to closer ties among research activities in and outside Europe and the Middle East. Academics and Artists are encouraged to explore aesthetic forms in the broadest sense—not in only literature, but also in new media, music, film, performance, fashion and street art.
Sep 16, 2012 - Sep 27, 2012
At the American University in Cairo