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Prizewinning Author to Read From Pulitzer Prize-Longlisted Novel 'The Moor's Account'
Laila Lalami, novelist, essayist and professor of creative writing at University of California at Riverside, will read from her novel The Moor's Account at 6 p.m. March 14 in Giffels Auditorium.
Author to Discuss Exchange Among Jews, Muslims, Christians in Medieval Spain, March 1
Ross Brann of Cornell University will give a lecture titled "Andalusi and Sefardi Exceptionalism" at 4 p.m. today, March 1, in the Honors College Second Floor Study Hall (GEAR 258).
International Affairs Expert to Discuss Challenges Facing Arab States Tonight
Lisa Anderson, a Columbia University professor, will give a lecture titled "The State and Its Competitors in the Arab World" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.
International Affairs Expert to Discuss Challenges Facing Arab States, Feb. 26
Middle East Cinema Series Announces Spring 2018 Line-Up
Nadi Cinema introduces viewers to the storytelling and vision of filmmakers across North Africa and the Middle East. All screenings take place at 7 p.m. in the Hembree Auditorium.
U of A's Mohja Kahf is University of Michigan-Flint's December Commencement Speaker
Mohja Kahf, professor of comparative literature in the Department of English, will be the keynote speaker at the Dec. 17 University of Michigan-Flint Commencement Ceremony.
Peter Twal Named Winner of 2018 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.
Farai Gonzo to Host Lecture Titled 'The Power of Positivism'
The UA Scholars at Risk committee will host journalist Farai Gonzo for a lecture titled "The Power of Positivism (Turning Bad Situations for the Best)" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in SCEN 408.
Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel
Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.