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Adoption via Lebanon: Practices of Extirpation and Their Impact on Kinship, Community, Identity, and Citizenship Presented under the gracious auspices of The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at the American University of Beirut Advertisements
SAVE THE DATE: The Sixth Biennial Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (ASAC)
Theme: Building Communities, Changing Discourses Date: October 27–29, 2016 Location: Minneapolis I will be presenting a paper entitled: “Citizenship and Statelessness: The Adoptee as Citizen, Denizen, Alien”.
The Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at AUB presents: A fellowship lecture on the topic of adoption via Lebanon by Daniel Drennan, followed by a screening of the film Memory: Unknown, which documents those adopted via Lebanon to Scandinavia and their … Continue reading
Theme: Myth and Reality in Adoption: Transforming Practice Through Lessons Learned Date: June 9–11, 2016 Location: Montclair State University, New Jersey I will be presenting a paper entitled: “Citizenship and Statelessness: The Adoptee as Citizen, Denizen, Alien”; schedule to be … Continue reading
In my current research, I’ve been looking into various conceptions of citizenship, the nation-states of source and adoption, as well as the ephemeral nature of what makes for adoptee identity and sense of belonging. Coincidentally, I recently submitted the last … Continue reading
I am posting here a small excerpt from my proposal to the Asfari Institute entitled: Adoption in the Lebanese Context: Practices of Extirpation and Their Impact on Kinship, Community, Citizenship, and Identity. I’ve already expanded it into a full research … Continue reading
This is the 24th question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].