Social Media, Arts and Change in the Muslim World
Join Asia Society on Monday, October 17 in a panel discussion with journalist and author Robin Wright, poet and journalist Eliza Griswold, musician Mohsin Din, and performing arts presenter Zeyba Rehman, to discuss the shifting situation in the Muslim world, and the impact of arts and culture on change. The discussion will be moderated by Rachel Cooper, Director of Performing Arts and Cultural Programs, Asia Society. The discussion will be followed by a book sale and signing.
Robin Wright is an American journalist, author, and foreign affairs analyst who has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents. Her latest book ‘Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World’ captures the changing dynamics in the Muslim world and the impact of media and youth-culture within these dynamics. Eliza Griswold is an award winning American poet and journalist. Her latest book, ‘The Tenth parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line between Christianity and Islam’, is a travelogue about the regions of the world along the line of latitude where Christianity and Islam clash. Zeyba Rahman is a producer/artistic director of live performances, television, film and forums for dialogue for more than 16 years. She has worked with various cultural and educational organizations including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the World Bank’s World Faiths Development Dialogue, the United Nations, and more. Mohsin Din is a rock drummer from the Kashmiri-American music group ‘Zerobridge’.
$10 Members, $12 Students / Seniors, $15 Nonmembers
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Date: Monday, October 17 2011
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street) New York, NY
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