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George Ciccariello-Maher presents "The Cunning of Decolonization"
Thursday, February 7
5pm - 7pm
Wren Building, Room 301

If nothing seems more natural than to resist oppression, why does decolonization often come as a surprise?  Prof. George Ciccariello-Maher theorizes the space where the colonizer's blindspots meet the imperative of the racialized colonial subject.

    Eric Calderwood, Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan culture
    Friday, February 8
    12pm - 1pm
    Washington Hall, Room 201

     Eric Calderwood argue studies how the legacy of medieval Muslim Iberia, known as al-Andalus, served to justify Spain?s colonization of Morocco and also to define the Moroccan national culture that supplanted colonial rule.

    Wadie Said, International Dimension of American Criminal Prosecution: Terrorism Prosecutions 
    Thursday, February 14
    12:45pm - 1:50pm
    Law School, Room 124

    Prof. Wadie Said  explores how legal provisions from material support ban to the use of informants suggest that American criminal law enforcement draws on US  international  discourse  for expansive discretion on their prosecutorial activities.

     

      Sudanese Protest: Teach-In
      Friday, February 15
      5pm - 6:30pm
      Tyler Hall, Room 217

      What is going on in Sudan? Why are there mass protests? Why are we not hearing about it? Come, join, and learn from faculty and Sudanese-American students at William & Mary talk about the Sudanese uprising!  .

        Surface Feeling: Moroccan Art and the Politics of Whitewash in the City: lecture by Prof. Pieprzak
        Friday, February 22
        3:30pm - 5pm
        Washington Hall, Room 201

        "Surface Feeling: Moroccan Art and the Politics of Whitewash in the City": lecture by Prof. Pieprzak (Williams College)