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Deadline Extended for Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant Proposals
The Humanities Program in the Fulbright College invites proposals from faculty in traditional humanities departments who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Apply by June 1.
The Late Great Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim Superstar, Tonight
Hanan Hammad of Texas Christian University will give a lecture about Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim singing star at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.
Body as Site: Politics and Art With Sama Alshaibi on Tonight
Artist and professor Sama Alshaibi of the University of Arizona will lecture on "Sama Alshaibi: Body as Site" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.
Call for Proposals: Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowships and Seed Grants
The Humanities Program invites faculty in the humanities programs to apply for The Whiting Foundation's Public Engagement Fellowship or its Public Engagement Seed Grant by Friday, April 17.
Middle East Studies Discussion Group Meetings Begin Feb. 12
Students are invited to participate in Majlis, a weekly informal discussion group open to anyone interested in the Middle East and North Africa, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 12.
Yeaw to Lecture on Gender and Sexuality in the Late-Ottoman Period of Libya Feb. 12
Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of history at UALR, will lecture on "Sexuality in Libya from the Late-Ottoman Period to the Collapse of Empire" at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in Gearhart Hall Room 26.
Middle East Cinema Series Announces Free Spring 2020 Screenings
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, with screenings now through April.
Application Period Now Open for 2020-21 Middle East Studies Scholarships
The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies is now accepting applications for undergraduate scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Application materials are due by Feb. 1.
Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Protests in Iran on Jan. 23
Shirin Saeidi and Mohammad Tabaar, experts in Iranian studies, will give lectures that look at the escalation of tension between Iran and the United States and the impact on regional politics.
U of A's Mohja Kahf Wins Poetry Book Award
Mohja Kahf, a professor of English was recently named the winner of the 2020 Press 53 Award for Poetry for her manuscript, My Lover Feeds Me Grapefruit.