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The Maghrib Workshop and The Spain-North Africa Project

March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


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Friday, March 3
Law and Movement: Historical Roots and Contexts, 
Contemporary Questions, Part 2 (The Maghrib Workshop)

9:00 Coffee and Introduction

9:30 Camilo Gómez-Rivas, Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz, “Refugees of the Reconquista and the Ransoming of Captives”

11:00 Marc Andre, Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes, “Militarizing the Metropolis? The Army during the Algerian War in France through the Fortress Montluc”

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Lia Brozgal, French and Francophone Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, “‘Heureux les kabyles blonds’: Reading Race in the October 17 Archive”

3:00 Break

3:15 Alma Heckman, History and Jewish Studies, UCSC, “The Rights and Obligations of Divorce: Jews and Moroccan Independence”

4:45 Concluding Remarks

6:00 Dinner

Saturday, March 4
Andalusī Musical Traditions of the Western Mediterranean
(The Spain-North Africa Project)

9:00 Coffee and Introduction

9:30 Rachel Colwell, Music, University of California, Berkeley, “al-Jaww al-Malouf al-Tounsi, an Acoustemology of Listening”

10:30 Jonathan Glasser, Anthropology, College of William and Mary, “The Problem of Muslim-Jewish Musical Borderlands at Algeria’s Spanish-Ottoman Frontier”

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Chris Silver, History, University of California, Los Angeles, “Marching (and Waltzing) toward Independence: North African Jewish Musicians at Mid-Century”

2:30 Break

2:45 Dwight Reynolds, Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Al-Andalus in the Musical World of the Medieval Mediterranean”

4:15 Brain-Storming Session on Follow-up

5:00 End!



Camilo Gómez-Rivas

Funded by:

University of California Humanities Research Institute 
(UCHRI) Faculty Working Group grant and the Institute for Humanities Research


March 3, 2017
March 4, 2017
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