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2004-2005

Events during the 2004-2005 academic year
Mehrangiz Kar Nov 16, 2004 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM University Club, Lounge,
Human Rights and Democracy in Iran A public lecture by Mehrangiz Kar
Smriti Srinivas Apr 11, 2005 from 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Conversations
International Society for Intellectual History – 2005 Conference Panel on Secularization in Islam Apr 12, 2005 from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Chair: Suad Joseph, Professor of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies, UC Davis Participants: Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law, UC Davis Law School: “The New Enlightenment” Maimul Ahsan Khan, Ph.D., “Secular Concepts in the Quran: New Approaches to Islamization” Afshin Marashi, Assistant Professor of History, California State University, Sacramento, “'Secularizing' Iran: Modernization, the State, and the Construction of National Religion, 1921-1941”
Michael Cooperson Apr 13, 2005 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 912 Sproul Hall ,
Middle East/South Asia Studies Program presents Ascetics and Mystics in Medieval Baghdad
Atif Apr 21, 2005 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM The Colleges at La Rue ,
Women and Development in the Middle East Dr. Nadia Atif, Fulbright Exchange Scholar
Borders, Checkpoints, Crossings: Arab American and Asian American Studies Apr 25, 2005 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Silo Cabernet Room ,
The Middle East/South Asia Studies Program and the Asian American Cultural Politics Research Group present: Professor, Ethnic Studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa Nadine Naber Assistant Professor, American Culture & Women’s Studies, UMichigan, Ann Arbor Moderated by Sunaina Maira This panel focuses on convergences and divergences between the fields of Arab American and Asian American studies, and how they inform debates about empire, Orientalism, racialization, and gendered nationalisms, especially after 9/11. Borders and boundaries are issues that emerge in both fields as they address questions of self-definition, institutionalization, and interdisciplinarity, as well as negotiate checkpoints or obstacles as the field evolves. Ibrahim Aoude’ is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He is co-editor of Arab Studies Quarterly and has published work on Middle East politics, Arab American identity, and Hawaiian political economy and social movements. Nadine Naber is Assistant Professor in American Culture and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is a member of the Arab Women’s Gathering Organizing Collective (AWGOC) and RAWAN (Radical Arab Women’s Activist Network) and is a graduate of UCD’s Anthropology department. Sunaina Maira is Associate Professor of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Davis.
Gayatri Gopinath from May 07, 2005 10:00 AM to May 09, 2005 05:00 PM
Feminist Approaches to South Asia
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