Telling our own stories: Canadian Muslim women and alternative Canadian media

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 23:00 to Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 02:00

The United Nations Association in Canada's (UNA-Canada) Multimedia & Multiculturalism (M&M) Initiative presents a discussion to explore Canadian Muslim women's efforts to create alternative narratives of their lives and experiences.

How can alternative media be used to address stereotypes and promote a fuller understanding of the contributions of ethno-cultural communities in Canadian media?

Moderator: Chelby Daigle, M&M Ottawa Regional Coordinator

Panelists: Monia Mazigh, Human Rights Activist and Novelist, Aliaa Dakroury, Professor of Communications, University of Ottawa, Ikram Jama, Community Activist and Public Educator, Farrah Khan, Co-Founder of Aqsa Zine and Toronto-based Filmmaker.

University of Ottawa
70 Laurier Avenue East, Room 257
Ottawa , ON
45° 25' 26.2452" N, 75° 41' 9.1896" W
Ontario CA
Chelby Diagle, M&M Project Ottawa Regional Coordinator

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