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November 2020

Under African Skies

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Under African Skies Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives across the expansive African continent. Each Friday features a different guest speaker who will talk about their country, culture, and connections to the night sky. A major…

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Christopher Livanos: “Biblicist Bias in Qur’anic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Present”

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Christopher Livanos University of Wisconsin, Madison Virtual lecture  About the talk: Western Qur’ānic studies continue to be affected by prejudices that the Western academy inherited from ancient and medieval heresiologists due to the academy’s origins…

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December 2020

IRIS December Film Club: Strengthening Communities during COVID-19

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Virtual Madison, WI United States

Please join UW-Madison’s Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) and the center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies for their December Film Club event, From Local to Global: Promoting Community Immunity in the Time…

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Under African Skies

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Under African Skies Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives across the expansive African continent. Each Friday features a different guest speaker who will talk about their country, culture, and connections to the night sky. A major…

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IRIS INERNATIONAL BOOK CLUB: Somali Refugees in Kenya

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Virtual Madison, WI United States

Please join UW-Madison’s Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) for a discussion on Somali refugee communities as explore through literature. Safiya Jama, graduate student in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at UW-Madison, will speak on When…

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Under African Skies

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Under African Skies Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives across the expansive African continent. Each Friday features a different guest speaker who will talk about their country, culture, and connections to the night sky. A major…

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February 2021

Walid El Khachab: “Mystical Patriotism: Palestine and the Politics of the National Dress”

February 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Walid El Khachab Arabic Studies, York University Virtual lecture  About the talk: The production of the “virtual” nation of Palestine in film is associated with fabric artifacts, such as rugs and dresses, since the inception…

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