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The Sherman David Spector Lecture: Living the Egyptian Revolution, a Discusion

A panel discussion with documentary producer Dina Harb and James Ketterer, former director in Egypt for AMIDEAST, a U.S. organization that focuses on educational and cultural affairs and works closely with the U.S. Embassy. Moderated by Steven Leibo, Sherman David Spector Professor in the Humanities at the Sage Colleges and International Affairs Commentator WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

Date: Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Bush Memorial Center - Troy Campus

Guest Dina Harb is a producer who is currently pursuing her MFA degree at the School of the Arts, Columbia University. She has been a producer in Egypt for most of her professional career. She served as the Associate Producer of Words of Witness, an award-winning documentary about a young Egyptian journalist and her emotional and social struggle while covering the revolution. She has a background in marketing communications and advertising and she is the founder of Birthmark Films, a production company in Egypt, where she serves as Managing Partner/Executive Producer. Dina has been an active participant in the political scene in Egypt since January 25th revolution till now.

James Ketterer recently returned from Egypt, where he spent more than two years serving as country director for AMIDEAST, a U.S. organization that focuses on educational and cultural affairs and works closely with the US Embassy. He is currently a Senior Fellow in the Institute for International Liberal Education and director of International Academic Initiatives for the Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College.