Colloquium, Spring 2016


Spring 2016

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.



January 22: So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico: Arab Immigrants in Mexico *Please note the different time and location of this talk

Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp


January 29: Europe and the Middle East: the Realist Power in Normative Clothes

Eva-Maria Maggi, School of Government and Public Policy, UA


February 5: Two Deserts, One Sky: Arab Observational Astronomy and Star Lore

Danielle Adams, School of Anthropology, UA


February 19: Iraq: The News Media Landscape in an Ongoing Warscape

Maggy Zanger & Jeannine Relly, UA


February 26: Ibn al-Haytham and His Influence on Post-Medieval Western Culture

Charlie Falco, School of Optical Science, UA


March 4: Of the Disfigured Figures, of Martyrs, and of Revolutions

Shahla Talebi, Arizona State University


March 25: Political and Social Attitudes of Russian Muslims: New Survey Data

Jane Zavisca, Sociology, UA


April 15: A Typology of Vowel Hiatus Resolution in Arabic Dialects

Samira Farwaneh, Middle Eastern and North African Studies, UA


April 22: Mapping Lives/ Telling Stories: The Spatial Politics of Intergenerational Memory and Hope in Beirut

David J. (Sandy) Marshall and Lynn Staeheli 


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