Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Black is the New Black: Ultra-Orthodox Jews, Israel, and the Globalization of Television

Monday, September 23, 2019 • 11:00 AM

RLP 1.302D

with Dr. Shayna Weiss, Associate Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University

Black is the New Black: Ultra-Orthodox Jews, Israel, and the Globalization of Television

Film Screening: Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 • 7:00 PM

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100, Austin, Texas 78752

with Director Susan Youssef, UT RTF Alumnus

Film Screening: Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Reading Group

The Invention and Early History of the Alphabet: New Data and New Perspectives

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • 5:00 PM

RLP 1.302B

with Dr. Aaron Koller, Yeshiva University

The Invention and Early History of the Alphabet: New Data and New Perspectives

A Conversation on Middle East Security with Major General Amos Yadlin

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • 5:30 PM

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs

A Conversation on Middle East Security with Major General Amos Yadlin

Iran's "Ancient Sports" (varzesh-e bastani) as Invented Tradition

Monday, September 30, 2019 • 5:00 PM

RLP 1.302B

with Dr. Houchang Chehabi, Boston University

Iran's

Schrödinger’s Sound Change: The Interplay of Inheritance and Borrowing in Related Languages

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 • 3:00 PM

RLP 4.716

with Danny Law, Associate Professor, UT Austin

Schrödinger’s Sound Change: The Interplay of Inheritance and Borrowing in Related Languages

Arabic Film Screening: Wa Hala' La Wein? (2011)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 • 5:00 PM

CAL 516


Hebrew Gothic: History and the Poetics of Persecution

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

with Dr. Karen Grumberg, Associate Professor


Islamic Studies Reading Group

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Reading Group

A Study of Pronominal Verbs in Romance: Evidence of the Antipassive in French and Italian

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 3:00 PM

RLP 4.716

with Karina High, Graduate Student, UT Austin

A Study of Pronominal Verbs in Romance: Evidence of the Antipassive in French and Italian

Bereket Middle East Ensemble Performance

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 7:30 PM

Bates Recital Hall


Islamic Studies Reading Group

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Islamic Studies Reading Group

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 • 2:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Reading Group


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