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March 2019

Weinstein-Minkoff Lecture in Israel Studies: Bryan Roby – “Israel through a Colored Lens: African-American Perspectives on Mizrahi Israelis”

March 5 @ 4:00 pm CST
AT&T Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"Israel through a Colored Lens: African-American Perspectives on Mizrahi Israelis" Dr. Bryan Roby, Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies, Frankel Institute, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor This lecture explores African-American interactions with Middle Eastern Jewish…

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MES Lecture: Ghenwa Hayek – “Abu Salim in Africa: Cinema and the Lebanese Emigrant Experience”

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Ghenwa Hayek

Abu Salim in Africa: Cinema and the Lebanese Emigrant Experience Ghenwa Hayek, University of Chicago In this talk, Hayek discusses the role that Lebanese cinema has played in articulating anxieties over emigration by exploring the…

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April 2019

MES Lecture: Aziza Khazzoom – “Jews, Orientalism, and the links between exclusions of Palestinians and Middle Eastern Jews in 1950s Israel”

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Aziza Khazzoom

Jews, Orientalism, and the links between exclusions of Palestinians and Middle Eastern Jews in 1950s Israel Aziza Khazzoom, Indiana University Bloomington (Abstract will be posted later. Please visit this page again in a few weeks.)

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MES Lecture: Mohammad Khalil – “Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism”

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism Mohammad Khalil, Michigan State University For well over a decade, the so-called New Atheists have had a unique and ostensibly significant impact on Western (and to some extent non-Western)…

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