Colloquium Series Spring 2020


Spring 2020

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. We are still finalizing the Spring schedule, so check back here for updated information.

Talks are co-sponsored by CMES and MENAS.


The Iranian Epistolary Tradition: Origins and Developments (6th Century BCE to 7th Century CE)

Presenter: Narges Nematollahi, Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Assistant Professor of Persian Language, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona

Friday, February 7th


The Sublime Post: A History of Empire and Power through the Ottoman Postal System

Presenter: Choon Hwee Koh, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Yale University

Friday, February 14th


The Role of the Afghan War in America's Shift to the Right during the Carter Presidency

Presenter: David Gibbs, Professor of History, University of Arizona

Friday, February 21st


MENA Conference Keynote Address

Presenter: Shamiran Mako, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Boston University

Friday, March 27th

CESL Room 103 at 4:00pm


Marketing in Coexistence: Palestinian Hip-Hop and the Limits of Mixed Cities

Presenter: Alex Karaman, PhD Candidate, Gender and Women's Studies, University of Arizona

Friday, April 10th


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