Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • May
    01

    ‘Twilight Diplomacy‘ and the Japanese Mirror of the Ottoman Turkish World: Yamada Torajirō’s Illustrated Observations of Turkey @ 4:30 pm

    Selçuk Esenbel (Emerita Professor of History, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey) will discuss the  Yamada Torajirō’s 1911 book Toruko Gakan, Illustrated Observations of Turkey, the Meiji Japanese “Mirror” of the Ottoman Turkish world, and the multi-religious culture in Istanbul

  • May
    13

    Children’s African Story Hour: “The Arabic Quilt” @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Fitchburg Public Library: 5530 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711

    We are thrilled to be partnering with the African Studies Program here at UW-Madison to present a children’s book entitled “The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story”. A UW student from Egypt will be reading from the book. We will also introduce basic Arabic words, a display of Egyptian artifacts, create an art project based on the book, and sample Egyptian cuisine!

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