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Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel
Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.
Re-inventing Culture in China's Xinjiang Province, Lecture and Performance April 20
Elise Anderson will present "Sufi Music in an Age of Terror: the Persistence of the Uyghur Muqam as Public Symbol in the PRC" at 6 p.m. April 20 in Giffels Auditorium.
Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for May Intersession, Fall 2017
The Middle East Studies Program will offer courses in anthropology, Arabic language, literature, history, political science and religion during the May 2017 Intersession and the fall 2017 semester.
Screening of Frontline's 'Exodus' on April 12
A special screening of PBS Frontline's 'Exodus' from 7-9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, in Gearhart Hall room 26. This screening is free and open to the public.
Middle East Studies Student Wins Nationally Competitive Scholarship to Study Arabic in Oman
Christopher Cowan, a senior honors student, earned a nationally competitive scholarship to take part in the Summer Arabic Language and Media program in Manah, Oman.
Scholars, Activists, Experts to Discuss Confronting Honor-Based Violence in International Symposium
The King Fahd Center and the School of Law will host an international symposium addressing the current issues of honor killings, forced marriage and other honor-based acts of violence on April 13-14.
Lecture and Documentary on Representation of Muslim-American Women in Fashion, Feb 23.
Yasmin Moll's lecture entitled "Changing Representations of Muslim Women" will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, and includes a screening of her documentary Fashioning Faith.
Middle East Cinema Series Announces Spring 2017 Line-Up
All films in the Nadi Cinema — classics, cult favorites, recent hits, comedies, tragedies, political thrillers, social commentaries, and romances, in black-white and living color — are subtitled in English.