Slavic and Eurasian Studies

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 



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