Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Literature against Impunity: Tazmamart Testimonial Writings in French and Arabic as a Case Study

Monday, February 24, 2020 • 4:00 PM

RLP 1.302E

with Dr. Brahim El Guabli, Williams College

Literature against Impunity: Tazmamart Testimonial Writings in French and Arabic as a Case Study

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 2: Introduction

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

The History of Emotions and Medieval Arabic Tradition Literature

Monday, March 2, 2020 • 5:00 PM

RLP 1.302B

with Dr. Nancy Khalek, Brown University

The History of Emotions and Medieval Arabic Tradition Literature

Book Talk: Sounding Roman - Representation and Performing Identity in Western Turkey (Oxford University Press 2019)

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 • 4:00 PM

CAL 516

with Dr. Sonia Seeman, UT Ausitn

Book Talk: Sounding Roman - Representation and Performing Identity in Western Turkey (Oxford University Press 2019)

ISMES Colloquium: Creaturely empathy with desert animals: A Kuwaiti environmentalist’s ecocritical social media

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

with Matthew Chovanec, UT Austin

ISMES Colloquium: Creaturely empathy with desert animals: A Kuwaiti environmentalist’s ecocritical social media

Brown Bag Lecture Series: Algorithms and Oral History

Friday, March 6, 2020 • 12:30 PM

CAL 516

with Andrew Akhlaghi

Brown Bag Lecture Series: Algorithms and Oral History

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 3: “Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places”

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

From Dependence to Autonomy: Jewish Women’s Lives in Medieval Egypt

Thursday, March 12, 2020 • 11:30 AM

RLP 1.302D

with Dr. Paula Sanders, Rice University

From Dependence to Autonomy: Jewish Women’s Lives in Medieval Egypt

Jewish and Islamic Law Workshop

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 • 9:00 AM

RLP 1.302B

Jewish and Islamic Law Workshop

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 4: “Secularity, historical truth, and literature”

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 5: “Reconfigurations of Law and Ethics in Colonial Egypt”

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 6: “Islam, the State, and Politics in Historical Perspective”

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam


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