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28th Annual MEHAT Conference Call for Papers

We are pleased to invite students and faculty to submit papers for the 28th Annual Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference, to be held May 3–5, 2013, at the University of Chicago. We welcome a broad range of submissions from across the … Continue reading

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Inaugural MEHAT Workshop: Wednesday, October 10th at 3pm

Dear friends and colleagues, Please join us this Wednesday, October 10th at 3pm in Pick 218 for the first MEHAT gathering of the year, a roundtable with NELC professors discussing the graduate experience then and now. Some of the topics … Continue reading

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May 26: Dima Orsho

Dear friends, as we wrap up the Spring quarter I would like to invite you to our second-to-last event: Dima Orsho, Syrian vocalist Noontime Concert Series Famous Songs from the Middle East Thursday, May 26 at 12:15 pm Fulton Recital … Continue reading

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MEHAT 2011 Schedule Online

Dear friends, it is a pleasure to announce that our official program for the 26th Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference has gone live. You can find all of the details at our Conference page, or just click the … Continue reading

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Poetry Night this Friday – NELC profs reading poetry

In honor of National Poetry Month the Faculty of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization will have a poetry reading night, in which scholars will read poems (in the Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Hittite, and Armenian and in translation) … Continue reading

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