On Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, the symposium “Youth Voices in the Arab World: The Arts as an Agent of Social Change” was held in Weinstein Auditorium. The symposium ran all evening and included a panel discussion, refreshments, the play Palestine and a closing question and answer session. The panel discussion focused on the role of the arts as an agent of social change in the Arab world. The panelists included members of the TEAL-ONE97 Arab North Africa Music Project; Amahl Bishara, an assistant anthropology professor at Tufts University and researcher on media, the state and human rights and Jennifer Pruitt, lecturer in Art at Smith, whose focus included the street art of the Egyptian revolution.

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