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Critical Conversations with Scholar At Risk Naila Al Atrash

Join Syrian director Naila Al Atrash for a special talk – Syria: Confronting Violence with Creativity

Naila Al Atrash is one of the most highly celebrated directors in Arab theater today and has also earned renown and awards as an innovative actress and scholar of theater arts. Naila has headed the Acting Department of the Syrian High Institute of Drama, served in several international teaching positions, and is currently a Vivian G. Prins Scholar at NYU Department of Drama, teaching Syrian theater and film, and directing plays.

The Scholars at Risk Network “protects scholars suffering grave threats to their lives, liberty and well-being by arranging temporary research and teaching positions at institutions in our network.”  IUPUI is proud to support SAR, and to welcome Al Atrash to our campus to share her story of creating art in the face of war.

This Critical Conversation and Fulbright Forum is open to the public and free to attend.

Location: University Library Lilly Auditorium – located on the lower level of the library
755 W. Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN


Parking: Hourly visitor parking is available in the North Street Garage, which connects to the library via a 2nd floor tunnel to the Business/SPEA Building.

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Sponsored by: The Scholars at Risk Network; IUPUI Office of International Affairs; Fulbright Forum, Indiana Chapter; IUPUI Office of Intercultural Literacy, Capacity, and Engagement; IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute; IUPUI Office for Women; IUPUI Social Justice Education; and the Communications and Applied Theatre program with the IUPUI School of Liberal Arts.

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