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Turkish Conversation Hour/“Çay ve Sohbet” Saati

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 • 1:00 PM

FAC 27


Elephantine: A Diaspora Jewish Community in the Persian Empire

Monday, November 29, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Governors' Room (3.116)


Reception at Middle East Studies Association

Saturday, November 20, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Manchester F Room


To Egypt with Love: Baha al-Din Zuhayr and His Poetry (Lecture in Arabic)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Sinclair Room (3.128)


Missing: Youth, Citizenship, & Empire after 9/11

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Union Sinclair Room (3.128)


Concentrism in Classical Arabic Poetry: The Prized Ode of Imru al-Qays

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 11:30 AM

Texas Union, Chicano Culture Room (4.206)


The long lost work of Frederic Cailliaud and its relevance today

Monday, November 15, 2010 • 4:30 PM

WAG 214


سىريّة ومَجمَع اللغة العربية فيها

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 • 3:30 PM

BUR 130


From the Hebrew Bedouin to Israeli Arabic: The Lives and Afterlives of Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Friday, November 5, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)


Concert: "Nightingales Traversing the Middle East"

Thursday, November 4, 2010 • 7:30 PM

Bates Auditorium, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, UT Campus


Love in the East and West: An Evening of Recitation and Melodies

Friday, October 29, 2010 • 7:30 PM

Recital Studio (MRH 2.608) in the Butler School of Music


Beyond Clashing Civilizations: Rethinking Early Christian-Muslim Relations

Friday, October 29, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite (3.128)


Ghada Abdel Aal, Egypt's Best Selling Girl-Blogger and Author of "I Want to Get Married!"

Thursday, October 28, 2010 • 3:30 PM

AT&T Executive Education Center Room 105

A public lecture by the author of the best-selling book I Want to Get Married!

I Want to Get Married!

Adonis

Thursday, October 21, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Theater

Public lecture and poetry reading by the most celebrated Arab poet and critic. Accompanied by renowned poet and translator Khaled Mattawa

Adonis

"Exploring Arab Music Videos"

Thursday, October 21, 2010 • 12:00 PM

CMA 4.128


We All Write Hieroglyphs: The Origin and Spread of the Alphabet

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 • 5:30 PM

Texas Union Quadrangle Room (3.304)

A lecture by Dr. John Huehnergard, Department of Middle Eastern Studies


The Pre-Exilic Levites and the Israelite Monarchy in Cross-Cultural Perspective (ANE Lecture Series)

Monday, October 11, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Lone Star Room (3.208)


Little Town of Bethlehem

Thursday, October 7, 2010 • 4:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

Film Screening


The Fate of Liberal Zionism: A view from the Jerusalem Street

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 • 7:00 AM

Joynes Room, Carothers Dormitory

A lecture by Stewart Schoffman, fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and editor of HAVRUTA


Literary Trends in Contemporary Iran

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 • 2:00 AM

Texas Union Sinclair Suite (3.128)

A talk in Persian by Ali Dehbashi, Editor-in-Chief, Bukhara Magazine


Manichaean Universalism and Religious Pluralism in Late Antique Iran

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Lone Star Room (3.208)



"Literature at War: Beirut, Rome, Bagdad"

Friday, October 1, 2010 • 6:15 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)


مدن الف ليلة و ليلة

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 • 4:00 PM

UTC 4.110



Polycarp’s Cups: The Function of Imitation in the "Martyrdom of Polycarp"

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Burdine Hall 436A


Role-Play as an Effective Method of Enhancing Proficiency in Foreign Language Teaching

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)


Memoirs of a Mujaheed

Monday, May 3, 2010 • 2:00 AM

Texas Union Texas Governors' Room (3.116)


"Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out"

Friday, April 30, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Chicano Culture Room (4.206)


"Who were the deniers of the afterlife in the Qur’an? "

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 • 4:30 PM

ART 1.120


The Gülen Movement: A Sociological Analysis of a Civic Movement Rooted in Moderate Islam

Friday, April 23, 2010 • 6:00 PM

BUR 216

A lecture and book signing by Helen Rose Ebaugh


"When Salamis became Constantia: Reconstructing a Byzantine Capital City"

Friday, April 23, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art, Capitol Classroom


"Private Religion and the Rise of Christianity"

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 • 5:00 PM

CBA 4.348


"The 'Book of Kings' and the Zoroastrian Mythoepic Tradition in Early Islamic Iran"

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Governors' Room (3.116)


Rethinking Iranian Nationalism

Saturday, April 3, 2010 • 8:30 AM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Classroom 202


Josh Rushing, al-Jazeera Correspondent

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Theater


مستقبل الشباب العربي

Monday, March 8, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Theater



"A Tale of Two Scandals: Sexual and Legal conflict in France and French Algeria"

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite (3.128)


Islamic Entrepreneurs and Muslim Democracy: The Case of Turkey

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Piety and Pleasure: Youth negotiations of moral authority in south Beirut

Monday, March 1, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Quadrangle Room (3.304)


"Private Religion and the Rise of Christianity" - POSTPONED

Thursday, February 25, 2010 • 5:00 PM

CBA 4.326


"These Are Not Oranges My Love"

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Suite (3.502)



"From Gaza to Freedom: Future Scenarios for Palestine / Israel"

Thursday, February 18, 2010 • 7:00 PM

GEA 105


Outstanding Patrons, Beautiful Objects: Metaphors for Humanism and Enlightenment

Thursday, February 18, 2010 • 5:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

Outstanding Patrons, Beautiful Objects: Metaphors for Humanism and Enlightenment

Workshop on Late Antiquity: "Adam, Eve, and the Elephants: Asceticism and Animality”

Thursday, February 4, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Asian Culture Room (4.224)


The Mama's Guest (Mehman-e Mama) (2004)

Saturday, January 30, 2010 • 2:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

A social comedy from veteran director Darius Mehrjui ("The Cow," "The Tenants") that doubles as a love story to cinema itself.


Edward FitzGerald's "The Rubaíyát of Omar Khayyám"

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 • 5:00 PM

CBA 4.344



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