2020-2021

4:00 PM, 31 Mar 2021 - , Online

Masculinities in Movement - the Case of Post-Colonial Algeria


You are invited to the Study of Religions seminar: 

Dr. Melyssa Haffaf, Program Director and Adjunct Professor
Gender Justice Initiative at Georgetown University, USA

 

Masculinities in Movement -
the Case of Post-Colonial Algeria

 

Dr. Melyssa Haffaf will examine representations and discourse on masculinity in post-colonial Algeria. By considering the intersections between nation formation and gender, she interrogates how the French colonial experience and revolution for independence impacted youth aspirations and particularly those of young men. Through the exploration of mediums such as film and literature, Dr. Haffaf shines light on resistance and subversive possibilities while unveiling the chiasm existing between expressions of masculinity and hegemonic discourse. 

 

 

 

Wednesday 31st March 2021, 4-5pm, All Welcome
to join Microsoft Teams Meeting, email: 
siobhanobrien@ucc.ie  

All welcome. Organised by Dr Aman De Sondy, Head, Department of Religions

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