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Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for Spring 2020
The Middle East Studies Program will offer courses in anthropology, Arabic language, history, literature, and political science during the spring 2020 semester.
An American in Iran: In New 'Short Talks,' Saeidi Discusses Challenges, Rewards of Work in Iran
Shirin Saeidi, an assistant professor of comparative politics and Middle East studies, talks about her research during the latest edition of Short Talks From the Hill.
Dante and the Arab World: A Story of a Controversy
Valerio Cappozzo of the University of Mississippi will give a lecture titled "Dante and the Arab World: A Story of a Controversy" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Gearhart Hall Room 026.
Ibrahim to Discuss Egypt's Coptic Christians in Guest Lecture Tonight
Vivian Ibrahim of the University of Mississippi will give a lecture titled "Awlad al-Balad or Minority: Revisiting the 'Coptic Question'" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.
Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Zaina Alsous to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Oct. 12
Zaina Alsous, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from her prizewinning poetry collection A Theory of Birds (University of Arkansas Press) on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Third Annual Poetry Festival Brings Celebrated Poets to Northwest Arkansas
A U.S.-China Poetry Dialogue will lead off a series of public readings and workshops on Oct. 11 and 12. It is sponsored in part by the King Fahd Center, the U of A Press and the Multicultural Center.
Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Zaina Alsous to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Oct 12
Zaina Alsous, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from her prizewinning poetry collection A Theory of Birds on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Howe to Discuss Contribution of Women's Writings to Global Islamic Revival, Sept. 30
Justine Howe, assistant professor of religious studies at Case Western Reserve University, will discuss the writings of the Muslim Students' Association Women's Committee from 1968 to 1980 in her lecture today.
Howe to Discuss Contribution of Women's Writings to Global Islamic Revival, Sept 30
Justine Howe of Case Western Reserve University will give a lecture titled "Reviving Islam in Cold War America" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 in Gearhart Hall Room 258.
Jessica Abughattas Named Winner of 2020 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
Abughattas, a Kundiman Fellow who lives in Los Angeles, earns a $1,000 prize for her poetry collection.