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The Late Great Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim Superstar, Tonight

Monday, March 02, 2020

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Events Fine Arts Humanities International Lectures Department of History Department of Music Middle East Studies Program

Body as Site: Politics and Art With Sama Alshaibi on Tonight

Monday, February 17, 2020

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Fine Arts International Lectures Middle East Studies Program School of Art

Middle East Studies Discussion Group Meetings Begin Feb. 12

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Diversity & Inclusion Events Humanities International Middle East Studies Program

Yeaw to Lecture on Gender and Sexuality in the Late-Ottoman Period of Libya Feb. 12

Monday, February 03, 2020

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Events Humanities Lectures Department of History Middle East Studies Program

Middle East Cinema Series Announces Free Spring 2020 Screenings

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Entertainment Events Humanities Department of Anthropology Department of History Middle East Studies Program

Application Period Now Open for 2020-21 Middle East Studies Scholarships

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Middle East Studies Program

Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Protests in Iran on Jan. 23

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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.

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

U of A's Mohja Kahf Wins Poetry Book Award

Monday, January 13, 2020

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

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Fine Arts Humanities Points of Pride Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Program Department of English Middle East Studies Program
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