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SWANA Songs: Performance and Praxis (New Moons Event)

April 25, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm PDT

Monday, April 25; Student workshop on Tuesday April 26.

Krause studio, AMS, Evanston 


Two solo performances (Noelle Ghoussaini and Mariam Bazeed) and a student workshop (led by Noelle Ghoussaini) will explore the connection between performance, embodiment and social praxis for SWANA artists.

Organized by Performance Studies, hosted by MENA Mondays.


Noelle Ghoussaini is a celebrated multidisciplinary theatre artist: a director, writer, activist, educator and performer (NU alum, ’07 Performance Studies and French, minor in Africana Studies).
Mariam Bazeed’s work across genres has been published in print and online, and their plays performed in festivals in the United States and abroad. 


This event is co-sponsored by:

Northwestern University School of Communication

Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities 

Department of Performance Studies 

Middle East Studies Committee and Liberal Art Program, Northwestern University in Qatar

Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Middle East and North African Studies Program

Program of African Studies


April 25, 2022 @ 8:00 am PDT
April 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm PDT