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Virtual Conversation Table Open to Arabic Speakers of All Levels

Monday, November 30, 2020

The last session of Arabic Conversation Table for the Fall 2020 semester will meet from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, via Zoom. Make a cup of coffee and join them for the conversation.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures Middle East Studies Program

Virtual Conversation Table Open to Arabic Speakers of All Levels

Monday, November 09, 2020

Arabic Conversation Table will meet from 2-3 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 1. Make a cup of coffee and join us for the conversation on Zoom!

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Middle East Studies Program

Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for Spring 2021

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Course offerings reflect the diverse specialties and academic interests of the program's faculty, and maybe used to satisfy requirements for the Middle East studies major and minor.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Middle East Studies Program

4th Annual Poetry Festival Brings Celebrated Poets to Northwest Arkansas Oct 30-31

Friday, October 30, 2020

The Open Mouth Reading Series invites poetry lovers from all walks of life to attend a series of virtual readings and workshops Oct. 30 and 31 as part of the fourth annual Open Mouth Poetry Festival.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Entertainment Events Humanities Training & Workshops Creative Writing & Translation Program Middle East Studies Program

Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Jessica Abughattas to Read at Virtual Festival Oct. 30

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jessica Abughattas, Arab American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from her prize-winning poetry collection Strip Friday, Oct. 30 as part of the fourth annual Open Mouth Poetry Festival.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events Fine Arts Middle East Studies Program

Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East, Today

Monday, October 26, 2020

The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies will host "Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East," a forum featuring regional experts and Middle East Studies faculty, at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 26, via Zoom.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events International Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia African and African American Studies Program Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Program Department of Anthropology Department of English Middle East Studies Program

Fourth Annual Open Mouth Readings Festival Goes Virtual to Celebrate Poetry

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The Open Mouth Reading Series invites poetry lovers from all walks of life to attend a series of virtual readings and workshops on Oct. 30-31.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English Middle East Studies Program

Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East, Oct. 26

Monday, October 19, 2020

Samaher AlDhamin, Alshaatha Alsharji and Ted Swedenburg will interrogate constructions and understandings of blackness, race and culture in the Arab World in this panel moderated by Mohja Kahf.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Diversity & Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Social Sciences Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Program Department of Anthropology Middle East Studies Program

Hammond to Discuss History, Politics and the Opening of Taipei Grand Mosque, Tonight

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Kelly Hammond, assistant professor of history and Asian studies, will give a lecture tonight titled "Cold War Mosque: Asian geopolitics, the politicization of religious spaces, and the Taipei Mosque."

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Asian Studies Program Department of History International Studies Program Middle East Studies Program
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