MENAS Colloquium Series, Fall 2012

Fr, Sept 7                  Bringing art back into history: Some tales from Sultanate-period India
                                   Richard Eaton, Dept of History, UA

Fr, Sept 14                Literary aestheticism and the formation of the notion of “Islamic civilization”
                                   Yaseen Noorani, School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, UA                                

Fr, Oct 5                    Save us from the children: Trauma, citizenship and the politics of Palestinian childhood
                                   Sandy Marshall, ACLS/Mellon Fellow, Dept of Geography, University of Kentucky

Fr, Oct 12                  Power and justice in the Middle East
                                   Linda Darling, Dept of History, UA

Fr, Oct 26                  Challenging Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an
                                    Souad T. Ali, Head of Classics and Middle East Studies, Arizona State University

Fr, Nov 2                    Urban revitalization in Muscat, Oman
                                    Mark Frederickson, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, UA                                 

Th, Nov 15                Afghanistan, heroin and women: Five years on the opium trail
                                   Fariba Nawa, Award-winning journalist and author                                  

Th, Nov 29                Who killed Ahmet Yıldız? Sex, citizenship, and justice in a transnational world
                                   Evren Savcı, Dept of Sociology & Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northwestern University


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