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Re-Registering Moroccans: Mediatized Temporalities and the Politics of Recognition in State Storytelling

FREE

for Members

Re-Registering Moroccans: Mediatized Temporalities and the Politics of Recognition in State Storytelling

Monday, February 10, 2014

Wenner-Gren Foundation

Presented By

Presented by the Anthropology Section

 

The talk examines the process by which a Moroccan television producer re-vitalized a public market story-telling register (rhymed prose way of speaking) associated with proverbs and the wisdom of old folks as a vehicle for modernist liberal messaging. It also describes what several instances of Moroccan audience uptake while watching this program reveal about the salient qualities of re-registering.

A reception will precede the meeting at 6:00 pm.

Discussant

Sonia Neela Das

New York University

Speaker

Becky Schulthies

Rutgers University

Registration Pricing

This meeting is free, but you will need to register in advance.

Travel & Lodging

Meeting Location

The Wenner-Gren Foundation

470 Park Avenue South, between 31st and 32nd Streets
8th Floor
New York, NY 10016