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Covering Lebanon: Representations of the 2006 War

A one-day conference.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
UCLA Faculty Center, California Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095

9:00-9:15 AM          Opening Remarks

9:15-11:00 AM        Historical and Social Background of the War

                                Nubar Hovsepian, Chapman University
                                Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA
                                Sondra Hale, UCLA

11:00-11:15 AM     Coffee Break

11:15-1:00PM        The War and International Law

                               Richard Falk, UC Santa Barbara
                               Karim Makdisi, American University of Beirut

1:00-2:00 PM         Lunch Break

2:00-3:30 PM         Narrating the War

                              Stephen Sheehi, University of South Carolina
                              As'ad AbuKhalil, CSU-Stanislaus

3:30-4:00 PM        Tea Break

4:00-6:00 PM        Roundtable: Media Coverage of the War

                             Nicholas Goldberg, Los Angeles Times
                             Marjorie Miller, Los Angeles Times
                             Josh Rushing, Al Jazeera English
                             As'ad AbuKhalil, CSU-Stanislaus
                             Ian Masters, KPFK

This event is free and open to the public, however to reserve a space, please RSVP to cltgrad.ucla.edu@gmail.com


Cost : Free

Comparative Literature Graduate Student Group clgrad.ucla@gmail.com

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Comparative Literature, French and Francophone Studies, The Levantine Cultural Center

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