November 10, 2006, 9:30am
The Haves and the Have Nots: An Assessment of Disability in the Middle East
Presenter: Liat Ben Moshe, Sumi Colligan, Hila Rimon Greenspan, Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Participants: Robert Vitalis
Location: College Hall, Room 205, 3450 Woodland Walk

Symposium Featuring:
Liat Ben Moshe, Syracuse University - "Disability at War in Israel: A Cautionary Tale on Activism and Resistance"
Sumi Colligan, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts - "Navigating Paternalistic State and Neo-Liberal Discourses and Practices: The Complexities of Agency for Disability Rights Activists in Israel"
Hila Rimon Greenspan - "The Rise of the Disability Rights Movement in Israel"
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, University of Pennsylvania - "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Historical Overview of Disability in Modern Iran"
Robert Vitalis, University of Pennsylvania - Discussant

Continental breakfast will be served.
For information and to RSVP contact Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

The Middle East Center and the Bates Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing