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Scenes & Types and Global Studies SCHEDULE of EVENTS

Tuesday, February 2, 7:00 pm in Olin 130
Film screening of Pascal Blanchard’s "Human Zoos (Zoos Humains)"
51 mins. In French with English Subtitles.

Friday, February 5, 2:00 - 4:30 pm in Olin 130
Global Studies Symposium “Human Zoos:  Photography, Race, and Empire” featuring guest speakers: Pascal Blanchard, Dominic Thomas, and Stephan Sheehi; Whitman faculty:  Susanne Beechey, Assistant Professor of Politics, Kisha Schlegel, Assistant Professor of English, Elyse Semerdjian, Director of Global Studies and Associate Professor of Islamic World/Middle East History, and
Jonathan Walters, Professor and Chair of the Religion Department
Whitman students:  Sarah Cornett, History/Art History and Yi 'Suzy' Xu, Environmental Studies/Chemistry.

Friday, February 5, 4:30 - 6:30 pm in the Sheehan Gallery
Opening Reception for the exhibition Scenes & Types:
Photography from the Collection of Adnan Charara

Tuesday, February 9, 7:00 pm in Olin 130
Lecture by Assistant Professor of Spanish, Carlos Vargas-Salgado, on "Coloniality at the (Global) Museum: The Couple in the Cage by C. Fusco and G. Gómez Peña"

Friday, February 19, 5:30 pm in Olin 130
Lecture by Adnan Charara, Visiting Artist/Collector
Opening comments by Elizabeth Miller, Adjunct Assistant Professor of General Studies and Art History

Monday, February 22, 7:00 pm Olin 130
Lecture by Elyse Semerdjian, Director of Global Studies and Associate Professor of Islamic World/Middle East History, on "Pontecorvo’s Silent Mujahidat:  Orientalism and Colonial Representations of Algerian Women in Celluloid"

Monday, Feb 29, 7:00 pm in Olin 157
 Lecture by Jason Pribilsky, Associate Professor of Anthropology, on
"Developing Selves:  Photographing Indigenous Interiors in Cold War Peru"

Saturday, March 5, 4:00 pm in Olin 130
Lecture by Lauren Adams, O’Donnell Visiting Educator in Art, on “Trove/Trope”

Saturday, March 5, 7:30 in Chism Hall
“A Musical Intervention: Harmonizing American Foreign Policy from 1990 to Present Day.” Featuring al-Andalus Ensemble of Portland. This event is partially funded by the O'Donnell Visiting Educator Endowment in Global Studies.

Thursday, March 10, 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the Maxey Museum
Opening Reception for Art Installation “Trove/Trope” by Lauren Adams, O’Donnell Visiting Educator in Art
(Maxey Museum is open Thurs and Fri 12-3 and by appointment.
The Museum will be closed March 12-20, 2015 for Spring Break)

Friday, April 1, 7:30 pm in Chism Hall
Musical performance by the Buyukberber/Sinan Duo with Oğuz Büyükberber and Marc Sinan, O’Donnell Visiting Educator in Music

Saturday, April 2, 7:30 pm in Chism Hall
Musical performance by the Marc Sinan Company
“OKSUS: Contemporary Music Meets Transoxania” featuring O’Donnell Visiting Educator in Music, Marc Sinan, and musicians Oğuz Büyükberber, Rolfe Zielke, and Heinrich Kobberling

Tuesday, April 5, 7: 00 pm in Olin 130
Lecture by Tarik Elseewi, Assistant Professor of Film and
Media Studies, on "Mediating the Other:  Images of Islam”