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Persian Table for Graduate Students

Thursday, December 1, 2011 • 12:30 PM

Middle East Reading Room (WMB 6.146)


Turkish Tea and Conversation Hour

Thursday, December 1, 2011 • 11:30 AM

Middle East Reading Room (WMB 6.146)


Hebrew Table

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 • 1:00 PM

Middle East Reading Room (WMB 6.146)


Librarian Office Hours

Friday, November 18, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Middle East Reading Room (WMB 6.146)


Turkish Film Series: Yahşi Batı/The Ottoman Cowboys

Thursday, November 17, 2011 • 6:00 PM

WAG 201

Turkish Film Series: Yahşi Batı/The Ottoman Cowboys

"Beyond Representation? Revisiting Islam's 'Image Problem'"

Thursday, November 17, 2011 • 5:00 PM

ART 1.120


The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip-Hop and the Gods of New York

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • 6:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302), 24th and Speedway

The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip-Hop and the Gods of New York

"A Biography of Job"

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Sinclair Suite (3.128)



Boren Awards for International Study

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 • 3:00 PM

PAR 301


قراءة و مناقشة مع الروائية اللبنانية إيمان حميدان

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)

قراءة و مناقشة مع الروائية اللبنانية إيمان حميدان

Turkey Summer Program Information Session

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 • 12:00 PM

BUR 128

Turkey Summer Program Information Session

Memory and Writing

Monday, October 24, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)

Memory and Writing

Turkish Film Series: Korkuyorum Anne/ What's a Human Anyway?

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 • 6:00 PM

PAR 101

Turkish Film Series: Korkuyorum Anne/ What's a Human Anyway?

"Other People's Help: How to Study Slavery in Cultures not your own"

Friday, October 14, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Sinclair Suite (3.128)


CLS Information Session

Friday, October 14, 2011 • 11:00 AM

PAR 301


CLS Information Session

Thursday, October 13, 2011 • 4:00 PM

Middle East Reading Room (WMB 6.146)


"Saved by Translation: German Scholarship in Turkish Exile (1933-1945)”

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 • 3:30 PM

SAC 1.106


"The Companions of Muhammad and the Formation of Orthodoxy in Medieval Islam"

Thursday, October 6, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)


Turkey Summer Program Information Session

Thursday, October 6, 2011 • 1:00 PM

PHR 2.114

Turkey Summer Program Information Session

Turkish Film Series: Sifir Dedigimde/On The Count of Zero

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 • 6:00 PM

PAR 101

Turkish Film Series: Sifir Dedigimde/On The Count of Zero

Turkey Summer Program Information Session

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 • 2:00 PM

WEL 3.266

Turkey Summer Program Information Session

"Allegory, Mashal, or Figuration? The Song of Songs in Early Rabbinic Interpretation"

Thursday, September 15, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Governor’s Room (3.116)


"Everyday Art: The Islamic Impact on American Arts"

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Room (3.502)


Turkey's Role in Shaping the New Middle East

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)

Turkey's Role in Shaping the New Middle East

"Peter’s ‘Hypocrisy’ and Paul’s: Two ‘Hypocrites’ at the Foundation of Christianity?"

Monday, September 12, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)


Turkish Film Series: Eşkiya / The Bandit

Thursday, September 8, 2011 • 6:00 PM

MEZ 2.124

Turkish Film Series: Eşkiya / The Bandit

Librarian Office Hours

Friday, May 6, 2011 • 2:00 PM

WMB 6.142 (inside the Resource Room)


Graduate Student Research Symposium in Arabic

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Middle East Reading Room (EMB 6.146)



Graduate Student Research Symposium in Persian

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Middle East Reading Room (WMB 6.146)


Turkish Tea and Conversation Hour

Monday, May 2, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Middle Eastern Studies Resource Room (WMB 6.146)


Dialogue: "Social Media and Political Transformation in the Middle East"

Friday, April 29, 2011 • 12:00 PM

CMA 5.160



Studying the History of Istanbul Through Violence

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite (3.128)


Film Screening: Bulutları Beklerken (Waiting for the Clouds)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 • 6:00 PM

JGB 2.102


‘What the devil was he doing in that galley?’: Muslims in Christendom, 16th-18th Centuries

Thursday, March 31, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Lone Star Room



Film Screening: Vizontele

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 • 6:00 PM

WAG 201


Beyond Self-Cultivation: Egyptian Dreams and Subjectivities

Monday, March 28, 2011 • 12:00 PM

SAC 5.118


Singing Women's Stories in Ancient Syriac Christianity

Monday, March 21, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)



"A Room of One's Own: The Modern Arabic Heroine between Career and Domesticity"

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Eastwoods Room


"Persian Girls: a Talk and Reading"

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 11:00 AM

PAR 208


Film Screening: Babam ve Oğlum (My Father and My Son)

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 • 6:00 PM

TBD


People Power in Egypt: Early Thoughts on the Egyptian Revolution

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 • 7:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Room (3.502)


New Arabic Literature

Monday, February 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116) (NOTE UPDATED LOCATION)


"Late Antique Philosophy in Tenth Century Baghdad: Abū ‛Alī ‛Īsā ibn Zur‛ā on Virtue and Right Religion"

Monday, February 21, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)



12 Angry Lebanese

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 6:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)



The Language of the Hebrew Documents from Judaea

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 • 2:00 PM

MEZ 1.210


Compounding in Ancient and Modern Semitic: morpho-syntactic and semantic considerations

Monday, February 14, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)



From Qawwali to Sufi Rock: Exploring Contemporary Expressions of Muslim Devotional Literature

Friday, February 11, 2011 • 12:30 PM

WCH 4.118 (Asian Studies Meyerson Conference Room)

Salman Ahmad is a prominent figure in the modern Sufi rock movement.

Film Screening: White Angel (2007)

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 6:00 PM

MEZ 2.124


The Middle East: What Comes Next?

Thursday, February 3, 2011 • 5:00 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School (1st Floor)



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