Fall 2020 MENAS Colloquium Series

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From Slavery to Freedom: The Challenges of Female Slaves in Iran

Presenter: Behnaz Mirzai, Professor of Middle Eastern History, Brock University, Canada

Friday, August 28th

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Ta’al Bachir (Come Tomorrow): The Politics of Waiting for Citizenship

Presenter: Noora Lori, Assistant Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

Thursday, September 10th

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The Making and Unmaking of the African Community of Ottoman Izmir, 1870-1922

Presenter: Michael Ferguson, Affiliate Assistant Professor, History, Concordia University

Friday, October 23rd

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The Afro-Turks and Black Consciousness in the Middle East

Presenter: Nikki Brown, Associate Professor of History and African American & African Studies, University of Kentucky

Friday, October 30th

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Embodied Populations Across Disciplines: Health and Area Studies in Latin America and the Middle East

Part of the Center for Latin American Studies Charla Con Café Series

Presenters: 
Laura Goffman, Assistant Professor, MENAS, University of Arizona
Stefanie Graeter, Assistant Professor, Latin American Studies and Anthropology, University of Arizona

Friday, November 6th, 1-2:30 Tucson time

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Posing Slaves for the Camera: Race and Memory in Khartoum, 1882

Presenter: Eve Troutt Powell, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

Friday, November 13th

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