Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

ISMES Colloquium: Memories of Oppression: Discourses of Shi'i-exclusive Persecution in Ba‘thist Iraq

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

with Joe Kotinsly

ISMES Colloquium: Memories of Oppression: Discourses of Shi'i-exclusive Persecution in Ba‘thist Iraq

Brown Bag Lecture Series: Sonic Stardom: National Cinemas and the al-Hind Soundscape

Thursday, January 30, 2020 • 11:00 AM

CAL 516

with Claire Cooley

Brown Bag Lecture Series: Sonic Stardom: National Cinemas and the al-Hind Soundscape

INCONSTANT CONSTANTINE: Language, Landscape, and the Quest for Algeria in Two Postcolonial Novels

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 • 4:00 PM

RLP 1.302B

with Dr. Emily Drumsta, Brown University

INCONSTANT CONSTANTINE: Language, Landscape, and the Quest for Algeria in Two Postcolonial Novels

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 1: Welcome

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Film Screening: HONEYLAND (2019)

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 • 6:00 PM

PCL 2.370

Film Screening: HONEYLAND (2019)

The Underground Network: Disinformation and the Informal Media Economy in Iran

Thursday, February 6, 2020 • 4:00 PM

RLP 1.302E

with Dr. Blake Atwood, the American University of Beirut

The Underground Network: Disinformation and the Informal Media Economy in Iran

''Thou Shalt Make No Graven Image'': an Archaeological Speculation on the Origins of the Second Commandment

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 • 2:00 PM

DFA 2.204

with Dr. David Ilan, Hebrew Union College

''Thou Shalt Make No Graven Image'': an Archaeological Speculation on the Origins of the Second Commandment

Won’t the “Real Iranians” Please Stand Up? Publics, Counterpublics, and Disinformation in the Global Iranian Mediascape

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 • 4:00 PM

RLP 1.302E

with Dr. Nahid Siamdoust, Yale University

Won’t the “Real Iranians” Please Stand Up? Publics, Counterpublics, and Disinformation in the Global Iranian Mediascape

Partition in a Global Context: A Transnational History of Twentieth-Century Territorial Separatism

Thursday, February 13, 2020 • 11:30 AM

RLP 1.302D

with Dr. Arie Dubnov (George Washington University) & Dr. Laura Robson (Portland State University)

Partition in a Global Context: A Transnational History of Twentieth-Century Territorial Separatism

The Making of Homo Financius: Conventions, Emotions and Morality in Financial Education

Thursday, February 20, 2020 • 12:00 PM

RLP 1.302B

with Dr. Daniel Maman, Ben Gurion University

The Making of Homo Financius: Conventions, Emotions and Morality in Financial Education

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 • 3:00 PM

CAL 516

Meeting 2: Introduction

Islamic Studies Reading Group: Secularism & Islam

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

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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