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Middle East Studies Program

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September 2019

ABBAS KIAROSTAMI at the Cinematheque

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 11, 2019

UW Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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MESP is proud to co-sponsor with the UW-Cinematheque: FOUR MOVIES FROM IRANIAN DIRECTOR ABBAS KIAROSTAMI FRI., 9/20, 7 p.m. Kiarostami HOMEWORK (MASHGH-E-SHAB) Iran | 1989 | DCP | 86 min. | Persian with English subtitles…

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MES Lecture: Dr. Molly Patterson and Christopher Mathews, “Arabic Language Acquisition for BVI (Blind and Vision Impaired) and Dyslexic Students

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Talk Description: Drawing on personal experiences, Dr. Patterson (who is dyslexic) and Mr. Mathews (who is blind) will discuss some of the joys and challenges they faced learning Arabic as a second language. Mr. Mathews and…

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ABBAS KIAROSTAMI at the Cinematheque

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 11, 2019

UW Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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MESP is proud to co-sponsor with the UW-Cinematheque: FOUR MOVIES FROM IRANIAN DIRECTOR ABBAS KIAROSTAMI FRI., 9/20, 7 p.m. Kiarostami HOMEWORK (MASHGH-E-SHAB) Iran | 1989 | DCP | 86 min. | Persian with English subtitles…

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October 2019

ABBAS KIAROSTAMI at the Cinematheque

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 11, 2019

UW Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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MESP is proud to co-sponsor with the UW-Cinematheque: FOUR MOVIES FROM IRANIAN DIRECTOR ABBAS KIAROSTAMI FRI., 9/20, 7 p.m. Kiarostami HOMEWORK (MASHGH-E-SHAB) Iran | 1989 | DCP | 86 min. | Persian with English subtitles…

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ABBAS KIAROSTAMI at the Cinematheque

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 11, 2019

UW Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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MESP is proud to co-sponsor with the UW-Cinematheque: FOUR MOVIES FROM IRANIAN DIRECTOR ABBAS KIAROSTAMI FRI., 9/20, 7 p.m. Kiarostami HOMEWORK (MASHGH-E-SHAB) Iran | 1989 | DCP | 86 min. | Persian with English subtitles…

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MES Lecture: Yael Zerubavel, “Desert in the Promised Land”

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Yael Zerubavel, “Desert in the Promised Land: The Politics and Semiotics of Space in Israeli Culture" Rutgers University The lecture draws on Zerubavel’s new book, Desert in the Promised Land, published by Stanford University Press (2019).…

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November 2019

MES Lecture: Daniel Stolz, “The Ramadan Debates”

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Daniel Stolz, "The Ramadan Debates: Science, Time, and Islamic Law in the Early Twentieth Century." University of Wisconsin-Madison   Talk description: In the early twentieth century, Muslim jurists and activists across the world debated whether…

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December 2019

MES Lecture: Miral Al-Tahawy, “Desert Melodies”

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Miral Al-Tahawy, "Desert Melodies: Bedouin Women's Oral Ghazal Poetry" Arizona State University   About the presenter:  Miral Mahgoub al-Tahawy is an associate professor of Modern Arabic literature, an award-winning Egyptian novelist and short story writer, and an affiliated member of the…

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February 2020

Art Installation:UNPACKED: Refugee Baggage

February 20, 2020 - March 27, 2020
HELEN LOUISE ALLEN TEXTILE COLLECTION, 1300 Linden Drive
Madison, WI W53706 United States
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UNPACKED: Refugee Baggage seeks to humanize the word “refugee.” Created in 2017, this multi-media installation is the work of Syrian-born, New Haven CT artist and architect Mohamad Hafez and Iraqi-born writer and speaker Ahmed Badr.…

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March 2020

International Conference: Refugees in/from the Middle East

March 6, 2020 - March 7, 2020
Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Refugees in/from the Middle East: Policy Implications, Education, and Artistic Representations University of Wisconsin-Madison This interdisciplinary conference brings together scholars from the social sciences and humanities who examine forced migration within the context of the…

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