Department of Middle Eastern Studies
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The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 • 6:30 PM

CAL 516

A Talk and Reading with Mya Guarnieri Jaradat



Film Screening: In The Loop

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 • 6:00 PM

In the Loop


Beyond Borders: Dorit Rabinyan

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 • 6:30 PM

The Joynes Reading Room

Internationally acclaimed Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan will discuss her bestselling novel "All the Rivers”

Beyond Borders: Dorit Rabinyan

How many language families are there in the world?

Thursday, April 13, 2017 • 3:30 PM

CAL 516

With Lyle Campbell (University of Hawai’i)


Landscapes of Identity: Global and Local Models for Heritage Preservation

Saturday, April 8, 2017 • 9:00 AM

DFA 2.204

The Antiquities Action Symposium


The Speaking Qur'an: Revelation in Sunni & Shi'a Islam

Friday, April 7, 2017 • 2:00 PM

CLA 0.102


FILM: Tickling Giants

Thursday, April 6, 2017 • 5:30 PM


Gothic Trespass: Borders, Bodies, Texts

Saturday, April 1, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Calhoun Hall (CAL) 516

April 1 & 2, 2017


Gothic Trespass: Borders, Bodies, Texts

Saturday, April 1, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Calhoun Hall (CAL) 516

April 1 & 2, 2017





Inflectional Debonding in the Moroccan Arabic Verb

Friday, March 24, 2017 • 3:30 PM

CLA 4.716

with Thomas Lyddy-Cecere and Michael Turner


Rethinking Late Ottoman Civilization Symposium

Friday, March 24, 2017 • 8:30 AM

CLA 1.302B, CAL 100

March 24 & 25, 2017


Rereading Early Islamic History with Assia Djebar: Women, Literature and the Ethics of Interpretation

Thursday, March 9, 2017 • 11:00 AM

CAL 516 Reading Room

with Jamila Davey



Uterine Materials, Species Distinctions, and Rabbinic Conceptions of the Human

Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 5:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

The Workshop on Late Antiquity

Uterine Materials, Species Distinctions, and Rabbinic Conceptions of the Human

Manifestations of mysticism in contemporary Iran

Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 11:00 AM

CAL 516 Reading Room

with Agaate Anston


Persian Music Talk

Monday, February 13, 2017 • 6:00 PM

CAL 516 Reading Room

With Fared Shafinury

Persian Music Talk

Coups, Conspiracies, and Credibility: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

Thursday, February 9, 2017 • 11:00 AM

CAL 516 Reading Room

with Kim Guiler


Large-scale Irregular Migration from Turkey: What was Going on There?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 • 5:00 PM

UTC 3.132

A lecture with Dr. Franck Düvell


Mediterranean Migration Crisis: Trajectories, Journeys and Hubs

Monday, February 6, 2017 • 5:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

A lecture with Dr. Franck Düvell


Forugh Farrokhzad Fifty Years Later Conference

Saturday, February 4, 2017 • 12:30 PM

MEZ 1.306

Forugh Farrokhzad

From the Rising of the Sun in the East..to Where It Sets in the West: Jewish Urbanization and Westward Migration Under Early Islam

Monday, January 30, 2017 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516 Reading Room

Lecture with Dr. Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

From the Rising of the Sun in the East..to Where It Sets in the West: Jewish Urbanization and Westward Migration Under Early Islam

Can the Saudi Peace Plan Be a Useful Basis for Palestinian-Israeli Water Cooperation?

Thursday, January 26, 2017 • 11:00 AM

CAL 516 Reading Room

with David Eaton


Reading the Qur'an at Starbucks

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302 B

Conversations Between a Feminist Journalist and a Traditional Islamic Scholar



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