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Events Prior to 2012

Events that occurred prior to the 2013-2014 Academic Year
Public Lecture: The Arabs and the Holocast Oct 21, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM Sociology Boardroom 1291 SS&H,
a public lecture by Gilber Achcar
Davis Committee for Palestinian Rights Documentary Series Oct 09, 2011 from 08:30 PM to 10:00 PM
A series of documentaries to be shown in Davis during September/October
"Dalit Bombay: Stigma, Subalternity, and the Social Life of (Outcaste) Labor" May 27, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM 224 Young Hall,
A Faculty Development Seminar
Hafla Mela 2011 May 18, 2011 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Technocultural Studies Building,
The Faris Saeed Lecture Series in Arab Studies May 11, 2011 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM Technocultural Studies Building,
Professors Paul Amar, Beshara Doumani and Susan Miller will participate in a panel discussion on May 11th, 2011.
Noon Seminar with Paul Amar May 11, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
"The Lovesick Lady and the Wandering Fortune-teller: Representing Women in an Indian Dance Drama Genre" May 05, 2011 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Putah Creek Lodge, UC Davis Campus,
Indira Viswanathan Peterson, David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies, Mount Holyoke College
Public Lecture by Kathryn Babayan Apr 21, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM ARC Ballroom A, UC Davis Campus,
Friendship and the Culture of Epistolarity in Early Modern Isfahan
Noon Seminar with Kathryn Babayan Apr 21, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Conference Room 1271 Social Sciences and Humanities,
What's going on in Egypt and the Arab World? Feb 08, 2011 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM TechnoculturalStudies building (ART ANNEX),
Popular Protest & Collective Action
Public Lecture by Mansour Farhang Jan 25, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM ARC Ballroom A, UC Davis Campus,
The Struggle for Democracy in Iran: Cultural Impediments to Pluralism
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Nov 15, 2010 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts,
Public Lecture by Touraj Daryaee Nov 09, 2010 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM ARC Ballroom A,
Title: “Pahlavi Texts, Artifacts and Persian Culture in Late Antique Iran"
Lecture by Dr. Karimi-Hakkak May 19, 2010 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM ARC Ballroom A, UC Davis Campus ,
A Public Lecture By: Dr. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Persian Studies, University of Maryland, titled "Interplay of Image and Idea in Persian Poetry: In Search of New Ways of Conceptualizing the Persian Literary Tradition"
Hafla/Mela 2010 May 13, 2010 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM The Art Annex ,
Join us celebrate ME/SA’s annual event with an evening of free food and entertainment . Graduating students with ME/SA Major and Minor will receive special recognition. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the ME/SA Major or Minor to speak with ME/SA faculty.
A Public Lecture by: Dr. Afsaneh Najmabadi, Harvard Professor Oct 27, 2009 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Activities and Recreation Center, Ballroom A ,
The Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard Univeristy
Angeleno Days: An Arab American Writer on Family, Place and Politics Sep 30, 2009 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Technocultural Studies Building (Formerly Art Annex), University of California, Davis,
Spend an evening with Georgetown University Professor GREGORY ORFALEA Author of book Angeleno Days, Some of the best Arab American writing ever assembled.
Hafla Mela May 27, 2009 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM University Club Lounge,
Join us to Celebrate ME/SA’s Fifth Anniversary Dr. Suad Joseph’s completion of her term as ME/SA Director The Graduation of First ME/SA Majors The Graduation of ME/SA Minors FEATURING Lebanese-American Poet, Essayist, and Visual Artist ETEL ADAN Persian Bandari Dance Middle Eastern and South Asian Music, Dance, and Poetry
Faculty Luncheon Apr 22, 2009 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Mee Room, MU,
Hamid Dabashi Mar 16, 2009 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Technocultural Studies Building (Formerly Art Annex), University of California, Davis,
Amir Naderi and Ramin Bahrani: Two generations of Iranian Filmmakers in New York
Lalitha Gopalan Mar 03, 2009 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Art Annex , UC Davis,
Movement in Student Films
Faculty Development Seminar Mar 02, 2009 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 912 SPROUL HALL,
Archana Venkatesan, Assistant Professor Comparative Lit and Religious Studies, Performing the Past to Remember for the Future: The Case of Hereditary Performance Traditions in south Indian temples.
Yousif Chahine Feb 27, 2009 from 11:00 AM to 05:30 PM Art Annex, UC Davis Campus,
A Retrospective: Classic Films of Egyptian Filmmaker Yousif Chahine
What Kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq. Feb 11, 2009 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM De-Carli-Room, Memorial Union 2nd Floor,
Nadje Al-Ali, Professor of Gender Studies at University of London
Flagg Miller Dec 03, 2008 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM The University Club ,
Bin Laden's Tapes The Orders and Disorders of AL-QA'IDA's audio jihad
Arabic Class End of the Fall Quarter Event Dec 02, 2008 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM Art Annex Building ,
Performance created and presented by the beginner and intermediate Arabic students. Diverse cultural food and refreshments will be provided.
IMMIGRANT WORKERS, RIGHTS AND CITIZENSHIP: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON ISRAEL, GERMANY, THE GULF STATES AND CALIFORNIA Oct 22, 2008 from 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM Institute of Governmental Affairs, 3rd Floor Shields Library,
Fall Welcome Oct 07, 2008 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM University Club Ballroom,
Come and join the ME/SA faculty and students for a meet and greet full of information about our program, brand new major, Middle East/South Asia student organizations, and lots of free food. Everyone is welcome!
JUDITH TUCKER, (PhD, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University) May 19, 2008 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Memorial Union, East Conference Room,
Sexuality, Modernity, and Authenticity: The Checkered Career of zina’ in the Islamic Legal Tradition
Hafla/Mela May 14, 2008 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM University Club, Lounge,
Join UC Davis Middle East/South Asia Studies Program for an evening of free food and entertainment. Graduating students with a ME/SA minor will receive special recognition. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the ME/SA minor or major to speak with ME/SA faculty. Come find out about the new ME/SA major to be launched Fall 2008. Entertainment and food provided. Entertainment: Zindagi Hindi Film Dance Team; Middle Eastern Dance Group; poetry; Middle Eastern and South Asian music