Disputed Words Palestine, Language, And Political Discourse
Disputed WordsPalestine, Language, and Political Discourse
A workshop organized by the Institute for Palestine StudiesCo-sponsored by AUB's Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Media Studies.
What is the role of linguistic terms and expressions in framing political discourses about the question of Palestine and Arab-Israeli conflict? This workshop will examine the various ways in which language interacts with politics specifically when it comes to Palestine and the Palestinians.
Participants:Amahl Bishara (Anthropology, Tufts University)Muhammad Ali Khalidi (Philosophy, York University, Toronto)Julie Peteet (Anthropology, University of Louisville)Terry Regier (Linguistics, University of California at Berkeley)
West Hall Auditorium B | Friday, 13 December, 2013, 2:00-6:00pm