Upcoming Events


Recent Events


Aijaz Ahmad in Conversation

with Hamid Dabashi

September 29, 2014

6:30 PM

509 Knox Hall



Swahili Studies Workshop and Film Screening

May 8, 2014

6:00 PM

403 Knox Hall

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Swahili Studies Workshop

Honors Thesis Projects Presentation

April 17, 2014

4:00 - 6:00 PM

403 Knox Hall

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African Language Night

April 17, 2014

6:00 PM

Earl Hall Auditorium

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Fatwas, Social Media, and the Authority of Islam

April 19, 2014

10:30 - 4:00 pm

219 Aaron Burr

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The Struggle for Syria

April 30, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Schapiro Hall, Davis Auditorium

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MESAAS Open House

March 13, 2014

4:00 - 5:30 pm

208 Knox Hall

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MESAAS Graduate Conference 2014

February 27 - 28, 2014


Ruth Marshall

"Global" Christianity in the Postcolony: Reflections on the Politics of Knowledge

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Surplus of Fatwas, Social Media, and the Authority of Islam

February 13 - 14, 2014


Muhsin al-Musawi and Tarek El-Ariss

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The Bodies of Virgins and God's Will: Holy Women in Early Eastern Christianity

December 12, 2013, 5:30 - 7:30 pm


Valentina Calzolari Bouvier

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Survivor Meaning: After the Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust, and Hiroshima

December 4, 2013, 7:30 pm


Robert Jay Lifton, Marianne Hirsch, and Peter Balakian

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Arts & Sciences in Islam

November 25, 2013, 8-9:30 pm

Hamilton 517


George Saliba

and Aisha Holland

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LIFE AGAIN: Photography Exhibition

October 24 - November 21, 2013, 6-8 pm

With artist

Hoda Rostami

and Prof. Hamid Dabashi

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Arabic Literature: Migration, Diaspora, Exile, Estrangement

November 7-9, 2013

Led by

Professor Muhsin al-Musawi

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Shariah, Morality & Modernity

November 7, 2013, 8 pm

A dialogue with

Professor Wael Hallaq

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Limited entry, RSVP mandatory

Raphael Lemkin and the Armenian Genocide

October 8, 2013 7:00 PM

Led by

Dr. Donna-Lee Frieze

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Beautiful Rowdy Prisoners

September 28, 2013

A hip-hop set by Chee Malabar

Followed by a Q&A with Manan Ahmed

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Terror and Taboo: Going to Turkey

September 25, 2013

An informal talk led by

Professor Peter Balakian

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