Middle East Studies

SWANA Heritage Series – LGBTQ+ Representations in the Middle East and North Africa


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

85 Waterman Street, Room 130

Refreshments provided.

This event will feature a panel on representations of LGBTQ+ people in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa region. Featuring Swathmore Professor Sa’ed Atshan, journalist Antoun Issa, and cofounder of Solidarity with Egypt LGBTQ+ and NOH8 Egypt activist Dalia Alfaghal, this event is an overdue conversation on an important underrepresented community.

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Students who identify as both LGBTQ+ and SWANA are invited to attend a casual pre-event dinner in the BCSC Formal Lounge at 5:30 pm. This will be a safe space for community members to share their experiences and connect.