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Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Tonight

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Karla Mallette, professor of Italian and Mediterranean studies at the University of Michigan, will give a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in Gearhart Hall (GEAR) Room 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Middle East Studies

Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Sept. 20

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

University of Michigan's Karla Mallette will give a lecture titled "Lives of the Great Languages: Arabic, Latin and the Mediterranean Lingua Franca" at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Humanities Middle East Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Perspectives on Iran on Aug. 30

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The forum will feature regional experts and faculty. It will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, in the Arkansas Union Room 510-511 on the University of Arkansas campus.

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

Middle East Cinema Series Announces Fall 2018 Line-Up

Monday, August 27, 2018

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. The first — Café Setarah — is Wednesday.

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

Zaina Alsous Named Winner of 2019 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Monday, August 13, 2018

The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.

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

Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia

Monday, April 23, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University, will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building Room 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Politics Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies

Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia, April 23

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Asian Studies Middle East Studies

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Asian Studies Program will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

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

Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for Fall 2018

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Middle East Studies Program will offer courses in anthropology, Arabic language, literature, history, political science and more during the fall 2018 semester.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Middle East Studies

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The  symposium offers historical and contemporary ruminations on China's westward pivot and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Gearhart Hall, room 258.

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