Department of Middle Eastern Studies
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Film Screening: In the Last Days of the City

Thursday, September 20, 2018 • 7:00 PM

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

Film Screening: In the Last Days of the City

The Transformation of Imāmology: The Ascension of the Imām in Ismā’īlī Islam

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

Islamic Studies Colloquium

The Transformation of Imāmology: The Ascension of the Imām in Ismā’īlī Islam

Language Ideology and Socialist Realism in Arabic and Turkish

Monday, September 17, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

Brown Bag Lecture Series with Matthew Chovanec

Language Ideology and Socialist Realism in Arabic and Turkish

Film Screening: Winter Sleep

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 • 7:00 PM

AFS Cinema, 6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Film Screening: Winter Sleep

Islamic Studies Book Club

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 515

Islam and Politics

Islamic Studies Book Club

Film Screening: In Between

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 • 7:00 PM

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

In Between

Echoes of Indo-European Cultural Semantics in Albanian: Eyes, ears, mouths, teeth...

Friday, May 4, 2018 • 3:00 PM

CLA 0.122

with Dr. Brian Joseph

Echoes of Indo-European Cultural Semantics in Albanian: Eyes, ears, mouths, teeth...

Music for Sacred and Secular Ecstasy

Saturday, April 28, 2018 • 7:30 PM

Bates Auditorium

"Bereket" Middle Eastern Ensemble


Brown Bag Talk: Transformation and Change in pre-Islamic Yemen

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

with Sigrid K. Kjær

Brown Bag Talk: Transformation and Change in pre-Islamic Yemen

Trends & Realities on the Ground in Egypt: The Role of Innovation and Education in Egypt’s Next Phase of Development, and its Implications for the Region

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 0.112

with American University in Cairo President Francis J. Ricciardone

AUC President Ricciardone

Historical Linguistics of Akkadian Conference

Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 9:00 AM

CLA 2.606

Historical Linguistics of Akkadian Conference

Turkish Movie Series: Kaygı/Inflame (2017)

Friday, April 20, 2018 • 1:00 PM

CAL 516

Kaygı

Revival, Reform and Reason in Islam: Alfarabi on the Proper Relationship Between Religion and Politics

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

The Islamic Studies Colloquium


Utopian Visions in Middle Eastern Cinemas

Monday, April 16, 2018 • 4:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (POB 2.302)

with Dr. Kamran Rastegar

Utopian Visions in Middle Eastern Cinemas

MES Honors Thesis Symposium

Monday, April 16, 2018 • 4:00 PM

CAL 516

UT Research Week 2018


Introduction to Interpreting Workshop

Saturday, April 14, 2018 • 10:00 AM

CAL 516


Perspectives on Yemen from the Persian Gulf

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 0.112

with Dr. Gregory Gause

Perspectives on Yemen from the Persian Gulf

TOGETHER, APART: Suspect Lives in West Bank Refugee Camps and Israeli Cities

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 3:30 PM

CLA 0.112

with Dr. Silva Pasquetti


Erasing, Defacing, Replacing: The Coercion and Control of Things in Times of Change

Saturday, April 7, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Graduate School of Business Building (GSB) 2.124

2018 Antiquities Action Symposium


The Spectacularity of Behemoth

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 1.302B

with Dr. Choon-Leong Seow

The Spectacularity of Behemoth

Jail Veil: The Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding the Ban of Hijab in U.S. Jails

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL422

The Islamic Studies Colloquium


Turkish Movie Series: Gora (2004)

Friday, March 30, 2018 • 1:00 PM

CAL 516

G.O.R.A.

The 2018 Africa Conference

Friday, March 30, 2018

University Teaching Center

Leadership and Institutions in Africa


Hijabi Monologues UT-Austin

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Student Activity Center Auditorium


Eve, Mattidia, and the Fate of Humanity: Gendered Religion in the Greek Pseudo-Clementine Romance

Monday, March 26, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 1.302B

with Dr. Patricia Duncan

Eve, Mattidia, and the Fate of Humanity: Gendered Religion in the Greek Pseudo-Clementine Romance

Beyond Borders: An Evening with Kareem Abdulrahman

Thursday, March 22, 2018 • 6:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room, 2501 Whitis Avenue

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Kurdish Literature Across Borders Panel

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 • 4:00 PM

CAL 516


Islam and Mormonism: Religion and Education in Comparative Perspective

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

The Islamic Studies Colloquium


MORE to the Story, MORE to the Middle East

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 • 6:00 PM

The Cactus Cafe, 2247 Guadalupe Street, Austin


Judahite Identity: Continuity and Change under the Babylonian Empire

Monday, March 5, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 1.302D

with Dr. Carly Crouch

Judahite Identity: Continuity and Change under the Babylonian Empire

The Spectacularity of Behemoth

Monday, March 5, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 1.302B

with Dr. Choon-Leong Seow

The Spectacularity of Behemoth

Film Screening: Dust-Flower-Flame

Sunday, March 4, 2018 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union Theatre (UNB 2.228)


How Many Laws Are in the Qur'an? Answers from Zaydi Yemen

Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 3:00 PM

CLA 1.302E

with Dr. Scott Lucas


Law, Ethics, and the medieval Islamic Marriage Contract

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Eastwoods Room

with Dr. Marion Katz

Law, Ethics, and the medieval Islamic Marriage Contract

Turkish Movie Series: Sevmek Zamanı/Time to Love (1965)

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 1:00 PM

CAL 516

Sevmek Zamanı

Testifying Beyond Experience: Islamic Social Epistemology and Knowledge of the Past

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

The Islamic Studies Colloquium


Effect of TV and Internal vs. External Contact on Variation in Syrian Rural Child Language

Monday, February 19, 2018 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302D

with Dr. Rania Habib

Effect of TV and Internal vs. External Contact on  Variation in Syrian Rural Child Language

Jil Jadid 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union Eastwoods Room (UNB 2.102)



The Social Bonds of Irrigation in Khuzestan: Capitalism, Statism, and Indigenous Modes of Knowledge

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 516

The Islamic Studies Colloqium


Talk with Dr. Emran El-Badawi

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302D

Talk with Dr. Emran El-Badawi

Towards a New Model for Writing Arabic Teaching Materials in the 21st Century: Kalima wa Nagham as an Example

Monday, February 5, 2018 • 5:00 PM

CLA 1.302B

with Dr. Ghazi Abuhakema


Turkish Movie Series: Neşeli Günler/Happy Days (1978)

Friday, February 2, 2018 • 1:00 PM

CAL 516

Neşeli Günler

Divine Law: A Tale of Two Concepts (and Three Responses)

Monday, January 29, 2018 • 5:15 PM

CLA 1.302B

with Dr. Christine Hayes

Divine Law: A Tale of Two Concepts (and Three Responses)

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 3:00 PM

SAC Blackbox Theater 2.304

with Dr. Wendy Pearlman

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

How God Became A Lawgiver: The Torah’s Place in the History of Ancient Near Eastern Law

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 5:15 PM

CLA 1.302D

with Dr. Konrad Schmid


Brand Islam: The Marketing and Commodification of Piety

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 12:00 PM

CAL 422

The Islamic Studies Colloqium


“May God be mindful of Yazīd the King”: Christian Arabs, Christian Arabic, and the second Umayyad Caliph

Monday, January 22, 2018 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302E

with Dr. Ahmad al-Jallad


Effect of TV and internal vs. external contact on variation in Syrian rural child language

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302B

with Dr. Rania Habib

Effect of TV and internal vs. external contact on variation in Syrian rural child language


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