April 29, 2019, 4:30pm
The State of Satire and Comedy in Saudi Arabia
Presenter: Hisham Fageeh
Location: Irvine Auditorium, Cafe 58, 3401 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

Please join us for an evening with internationally acclaimed Saudi comedian Hisham Fageeh, best known for his YouTube channel (especially the viral video No Women No Drive) and his 2016 film Barakah Meets Barakah. Hisham's talk will deal with the state of satire and comedy in Saudi Arabia. Hisham will be in conversation with Dr. Marwan Kraidy, Professor of Communication and the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.