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Interested in Learning Arabic This Summer?

Friday, May 17, 2019

Elementary Arabic 1 (ARAB1003) will be offered during the first summer session, Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Middle East Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Prize-Winning Poet Jess Rizkallah to Give Reading, May 12

Friday, May 10, 2019

Award-winning poet Jess Rizkallah will offer a reading of her work at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Nomads Southtown in Fayetteville.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Middle East Studies

Prize-Winning Poet Jess Rizkallah to Give Reading, May 12

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Award-winning poet Jess Rizkallah will offer a reading of her work at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Nomads Southtown in Fayetteville.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Middle East Studies University of Arkansas Press

Wesselhoeft to Discuss Muslim Social Ethics in Contemporary Paris, April 29

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Kirsten Wesselhoeft, assistant professor of religion at Vassar College, will give a lecture titled "'Fraternal Critique': Muslim Social Ethics in Contemporary Paris" at 4 p.m. Monday in Gearhart 258.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Middle East Studies

Conference to Celebrate Jewish Contributions to Middle East Music, March 28-29

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Join distinguished faculty experts from around the world at the Jewish Contributions to Middle East Music Conference at the University of Arkansas, March 28-29.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Middle East Studies Music

Multi-Sensory Musical Project 'Monajat' Performed at Stella Boyle Concert Hall March 28

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

"Monajat," singer Galeet Dardashti's most recent multi-sensory piece, will be performed at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events International Humanities Middle East Studies Music

Conference to Celebrate Jewish Contributions to Middle East Music, March 28-29

Friday, March 15, 2019

Experts from around the world will gather at the University of Arkansas to discuss the role played by Middle Eastern Jews in the region's music, from Morocco to Iran, on March 28-29.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events International Lectures Middle East Studies

Multi-Sensory Musical Project 'Monajat' Performed at Stella Boyle Concert Hall, March 28

Thursday, March 14, 2019

"Monajat," singer Galeet Dardashti's most recent multi-sensory piece, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall as part of the Jewish Contributions to Middle East Music conference.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Humanities International Middle East Studies Music

Barlas to Discuss Patriarchy, Sexual Equality and the Qur'an in Guest Lecture, March 4

Monday, March 04, 2019

Asma Barlas, professor of politics at Ithaca College, will give a lecture at 5:15 p.m. Monday, March 4, in Gearhart Hall.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures International Studies Middle East Studies Political Science
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