Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 28 and 29, Michael Figueroa and Rodrigo Adem

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop presents 2 events for this week: Thursday, April 28, 12:00–1:30 Michael Figueroa—Whence Israeli Song? The Fragmented Prehistory of Unisonance in Israel Co-sponsored with the EthNoise! Ethnomusicology Workshop. Discussant: Prof. Orit Bashkin Friday, … 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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April 20: Western Mediterranean Workshop

Please join the Western Mediterranean Workshop next Wednesday, APRIL 20, at 4:30pm in Wieboldt 207 to welcome Dying in the Mediterranean: An Arabized Vernacular Dance of Death in Hebrew Romance Prof. MICHELLE HAMILTON (Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University … Continue reading

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April 22: Basil Salem

The Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is delighted to announce this week’s meeting: Basil Salem PhD Student in History, University of Chicago The Logic and Proof of Sacral Sovereignty in al-Ishbīlī’s al-Durr al-Muṣān fī Sīrat al-Muẓaffar Salīm Khān … Continue reading

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April 15: Nabil Matar

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is delighted to announce the following talk, in cooperation with the CMES Friday Lecture Series: Dr. Nabil Matar Professor of English at the University of Minnesota Henry Stubbe and the First Use … Continue reading

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April 12: Rodrigo Adem (Shi’ism Discussion Group)

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is pleased to sponsor the following event, held by the Shi’ism Discussion Group: Rodrigo Adem PhD Student, NELC, University of Chicago The Silent Imam: Religious Archetype and Historical Memory in the Sectarian … Continue reading

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April 7: Shiraz Hajiani

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is pleased to present this week’s workshop: Shiraz Hajiani PhD Candidate, NELC, University of Chicago Reconstructing Alamut: approaches to Shiʿism in Iran in the Middle Period Time: Thursday, April 7, 12:00–1:30pm Location: … Continue reading

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April 5: Andrew Newman

This Tuesday, April 5th, at 12:00 PM Noon in Pick Hall 218, the Shi’ism Discussion Group will be hosting a presentation by a leading expert on Shi’ism, Dr. Andrew Newman from the University of Edinburgh. His presentation is entitled: ———————————————————— … Continue reading

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