Middle Eastern and North African Studies Colloquium Series

COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Fall 2017

Talks are usually scheduled for 3pm on Friday afternoons in Marshall 490. Please check individual talk webpage for date/time/location details as they may change.
 
Talks are co-sponsored by CMES and MENAS.
 

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September 8: What Kind of Wine did Rudaki (d. 941) like?

Kamran Talattof, Professor of Persian Language and Literature and School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona

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September 22: A Conversation with the Artist

Wafaa Bilal, Associate Arts Professor, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts

Co-sponsored by the UA School of Art

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September 29: "Perspectives on Current Events in the Arabian Peninsula" Symposium

JE Peterson, Associate of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UA, Thomas Stevenson, Professor Emeritus, Ohio University, Leila Hudson, Associate Professor of Modern Middle East Culture and School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, UA, and Discussant: Gökçe Günel, Assistant Professor of Anthropology of Energy and Climate Change, UA

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October 6: The Islamic Republic of Iran Through the Lens of the Welfare State (Part of the UA Sociology Brown Paper Bag Series)

Kevan Harris, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

Time: 12 pm

Location: Social Sciences 415

Co-sponsored by CMES, MENAS, UA School of Sociology, and Roshan Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Persian & Iranian Studies

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October 6: A Conversation with Kevan Harris

Kevan Harris, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

Co-sponsored by CMES, MENAS, UA School of Sociology, and Roshan Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Persian & Iranian Studies

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October 13: Brothers Apart: Palestinian Citizens of Israel and the Arab World

Maha Nassar, Assistant Professor of Modern Middle East History and Islamic Studies, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona

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October 20: Update from the Field - University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition

Pearce Paul Creasman, Associate Professor and Curator of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona

In collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America’s International Archaeology Day 2017

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October 27: The Influence of Standard Arabic (Fus’ha) on the Syrian Dialect in Damascus

Muhammad Al-Khudair, Arabic Language Instructor at the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona

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November 3: Russia and the Muslim World: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Time: 9am-5pm

Location: Catalina Room at the Student Union Memorial Center

Sponsored by the UA College of Humanities Teaching & Outreach Grant, the UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the UA Department of Russian & Slavic Studies, the UA School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, the Arizona Center for Turkish Studies, and the Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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