CSAMES events


Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Thursday, March 30, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • 306 Coble Hall, 801 S Wright St., Champaign, IL-61820

    Allison Lide has worked as a Montessori teacher in the US, Afghanistan, Morocco, and Austria. Her focus is on "restorative pedagogy" with children who have been through trauma. She co-founded the Garden of Flowers Montessori Preschool in Kabul in 2002 and is working on a book about the transformative process of implementing Montessori education in Afghanistan.

Friday, March 31, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 108 Coble Hall, 801 S Wright St, Champaign, IL-61820

    This lecture debates upon the definition and function of the term, ‘identity’ and ‘culture’ leading to the argument that identity encapsulates difference while culture is a phenomenon by which decolonization occurs. The later part of the presentation reads a few select South Asian works to reveal the nature of identity and culture and the multiple levels at which it exists

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Thursday, April 13, 2023

    • 7:00 pm

    This talk will address first, the dominant mystifying perceptions of the current crisis of transition in Libya after 2011, then it shall present an alternative critical argument to understand the causes of the civil war, and main internal, regional and international actors behind it.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Tuesday, April 25, 2023