Next visiting scholar: artist and activist Mohamed Abla of Egypt

Mohamed Abla, a contemporary artist and activist from Egypt, will be on campus the week of March 31 through April 4. Sponsored by the International Visiting Scholars Program of UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College, Abla’s visit offers its first public event at 7 p.m. Monday (March 31) in the Union’s Christie Theatre. He will be a panelist in discussing a screening of The Square (2014), a film by Jehane Noujaim that follows six revolutionaries during the Egyptian revolution. On Thursday, April 3, Abla will lecture about his artwork in a 5 p.m. program in Studio Arts 411. He will be the featured guest at the Friday, April 4 Global Studies Roundtable at 2 p.m. in MAC Hall 301 (the Vista Room) on the topic “Egypt at the Crossroads.” Also, on Saturday, April 6 from 6 p.m. on, there will be an open house and pot luck at 908 Talbot Ave, De Pere “where people can meet with him in an informal environment. All these events are free and open to the public. For further information please contact Dr. Stephen Perkins (465-2916).”