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International Scholar to Discuss 'The Limits of Academic Freedom in Higher Education in Pakistan'

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Muhammad Ali Khan, professor and researcher in the field of applied linguistics, will give a lecture about academic freedom at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Kimpel Hall room 102.

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Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Peter Twal to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Nov. 2

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Peter Twal, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from his prizewinning poetry collection Our Earliest Tattoos at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Stage 18.

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Second Annual Open Mouth Poetry Festival Oct. 31 to Nov. 3

Friday, October 26, 2018

Open Mouth Reading Series will present its second annual poetry festival, presenting local poets in conversation with visiting poets from Wednesday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 3.

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Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for Spring 2019

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Middle East Studies Program will offer courses in anthropology, Arabic language, literature, history, political science and more during the spring 2019 semester.

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Middle East Expert to Discuss Humanitarian Crisis, Civil War in Yemen on Oct. 11

Monday, October 08, 2018

Professor Charles Schmitz of Towson University will give a lecture titled "Yemen in the War's Aftermath." The lecture will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in Gearhart Hall.

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Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Tonight

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Karla Mallette, professor of Italian and Mediterranean studies at the University of Michigan, will give a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in Gearhart Hall (GEAR) Room 26.

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Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Sept. 20

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

University of Michigan's Karla Mallette will give a lecture titled "Lives of the Great Languages: Arabic, Latin and the Mediterranean Lingua Franca" at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

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Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Perspectives on Iran on Aug. 30

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The forum will feature regional experts and faculty. It will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, in the Arkansas Union Room 510-511 on the University of Arkansas campus.

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Middle East Cinema Series Announces Fall 2018 Line-Up

Monday, August 27, 2018

From Turkey to Palestine, Iran to India, Nadi Cinema introduces viewers to the storytelling and vision of filmmakers across North Africa and the Middle East. The first — Café Setarah — is Wednesday.

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Zaina Alsous Named Winner of 2019 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Monday, August 13, 2018

The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.

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