Multiculturalism, Cultural Diversity, and the Veil Debate in France Today

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8:15-8:45: Coffee and Muffins Center for European Studies 223 East Franklin Street

9:00- to 9:30: Johnston Center, Room 39 Opening remarks: Dean Darryl Gless, College of Arts and Sciences Professor Frank Dominguez, Chair Dept. of Romance Languages and Literature

9:30-9:45: Presentation of the web site on the veil Professor Martine Antle (UNC, RML Dept.)

9:45-10:15: Unveiling the Meaning of the Hijab Professor Sahar Amer (UNC, RML Dept.)

10:15-10:30: break

10:30-10:50: Reading French Hospitality Roundtable with Tiffany Fish, Tobey List and Danielle Rhodes (UNC)

10:55-11:30: Identities in Postcolonial Films Undergraduate Roundatble with Kathie Archer, Karine Dube, Adam Pawluck

11:30-12:00: Art in Francophone Literature Typhaine Leservot (PH.D. candidate, UNC)

12:00-1:00: Lunch, Center for European Studies (for registered participants)

1:00-1:45: Johnston Center Film: Covered Discussion with Professor Sarah Shields (UNC, History Dept.)

1:45-2:15: Coffee Break, Center for European Studies

2:15-3:00: Center for European Studies Rai Music, Undergraduate Roundtable with Georgia Bianchi, Barbara Brewer, Sarah N. Keller, Lisa Vucelich. Respondant: Professor Dominique Fisher (UNC, RML Dept.)

3:00-3:30: Center for European Studies The Veil, The Media and Integration in France Professor Chouki El-Hamel (Duke, History Dept.)

3:30-3:45: Center for European Studies Closing Remarks Jennifer Deville (PH.D. candidate, UNC)