Afghanistan: Cultural Loss and Reconstruction
April 26, 2002
Texas Union, Governor's Room 3.116
8:30 am - 3:15 pm
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
"Afghanistan's Art and Architecture Under Islam"
Catherine Asher, Associate Professor of Art History, The University of Minnesota
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
"Politics of Afghan Music Before and After 9/11"
Lorraine Sakata, Professor of Ethnomusicology and Associate Dean, School of the Arts and Architecture, University of California-Los Angeles
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
"Story, Memory, and Displacement"
Margaret Mills, Professor and Chair of Near Eastern Studies, Ohio State University
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
"RAWA: Education and Rebuilding in a Context of Resistance"
Alicia Lucksted, Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan, U.S. Supporters¹ Network (Co-Founder), and Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
"Central Asia: A New Frontier in U.S. Foreign Policy"
Mansour Farhang, Professor of International Relations and Middle Eastern Politics, Bennington College
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
The Center for Asian Studies