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X-posted from H-NET List for African History and Culture <H-AFRICA@H-NET.MSU.EDU> From: Colleen Vasconcellos <colleen@MAIL.H-NET.MSU.EDU> -------- Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 15:06:50 -0700 (PDT) From: Peter C Alegi [mailto:email@example.com] Peter Alegi <firstname.lastname@example.org> Department of History, Michigan State University Episode 9 of Africa Past and Present - the podcast about history, culture, and politics in Africa - is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org/ Our featured guest is Rita El-Khayat (University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy), an anthropologist, psychiatrist, novelist and poet from Morocco. Guest host is Safoi Babana-Hampton (Michigan State University). El-Khayat describes her work on North African women; the study and practice of psychiatry; and the importance of breaking down barriers through cultural mixing (mÈtissage). The interview took place during the conference "Muslims, Race, and the Public Sphere" recently hosted by the Muslim Studies Program at MSU. Africa Past and Present is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb. It is produced by MATRIX - The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at MSU (http://www.matrix.msu.edu). Subscribe to the biweekly podcast on iTunes. We encourage listeners to submit comments on the website. You can also get in touch with us by e-mail at: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: During the (Northern) summer break we will do only one show per month. Regular bi-weekly programming will resume in September.