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Events Prior to 2012

Events that occurred prior to the 2013-2014 Academic Year
NADIA KAMAL, Egyptian filmmaker Mar 13, 2008 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM Art Annex,
Salata Balada (film screening)
MICHAEL SHAPIRO, University of Washington Mar 13, 2008 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM Memorial Union, East Conference Room,
Reading Hindi Poetry: Some Basic Principles
NIVEDITA MENON, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi Mar 04, 2008 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Memorial Union, East Conference Room,
Rethinking the Nation as Ethical Horizon
Rights Talk and Rights Work in the Middle East and South Asia Feb 28, 2008 from 06:00 PM to 05:00 PM UNIVERSITY CLUB, LOUNGE,
PROGRAM Thursday, February 28, 2008 5:30-7:00pm Dinner 7:00-8:00pm Welcome: Steven Sheffrin, Dean, Division of Social Sciences, UC Davis Suad Joseph, Middle East/South Asia Studies, UC Davis Chair: Kevin Johnson, School of Law, UC Davis "The Power of Rights and the Rights of Power" Speaker: Richard Falk, Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara Friday, February 29, 2008 8:30-9:00am Registration and breakfast 9:00-10:00am Chair: Gayatri Gopinath, Women & Gender Studies, UC Davis "Sexuality and Rights in Translation" Speaker: Joseph Massad, Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University 10:00-11:00am Chair: David Simpson, English, UC Davis "The Missing Homeland Of Edward Said: Person and Place in Globalization" Speaker: Aamir Mufti, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles 11:00-11:30am Coffee break 11:30-12:30pm Chair: Carolyn de la Pena, Director, Davis Humanities Institute "The Politics Of The Future" Speaker: Martina Rieker, Director, Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, American University in Cairo 12:30-2:00pm Lunch, University Club Lounge 2:00-3:00pm Chair: Elizabeth Constable, French and Italian, UC Davis "The Crisis of the Rights-bearing Agent: Radical Politics in a Post-subject Age" Speaker: Nivedita Menon, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi 3:00-4:00pm Chair: Clarence Walker, History, UC Davis "The Terrorist In Search Of Humanity" Speaker: Faisal Devji, Department of History, New School for Social Research 4:00-5:00pm Roundtable: "Rights Talk and Rights Work" Chair: Flagg Miller, Religious Studies, UC Davis Speakers: Richard Falk, Suad Joseph, Zeev Maoz, Parama Roy, Sudipta Sen 5:00-6:00pm Reception
Arab and Muslim Communities the the U.S.: Immigration, Race, and Terror Nov 01, 2007 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Location: MU II, UC Davis ,
Speakers: STEVEN SALAITA, Assistant Professor, English, Virginia Tech. WAZHMA MOJADDIDI, Immigration Civil, and Criminal Lawyer. SARA M. MOSTAFAVI, Immigration Attorney SUMMER HARARAH, UC Davis undergrad; student advisor to the Muslim Student Association and Students for Justice in Palestine. Moderator: SUNAINA MAIRA, Associate Professor, Asian American Studies, UC Davis
STEVEN SALAITA, Assistant Professor, English, Virginia Tech Oct 31, 2007 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 53A Olsen Hall ,
Curricular Activism and Academic Freedom Representations of Arabs and Muslims in Print and Internet Media
Connecting Students from Arabic-Speaking Countries with U.S. Society through Homestay Experiences Oct 24, 2007 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM Workshop at International-House, 10 College Park ,
NAFSA Collaborative Training Grant
Flagg Miller, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies Oct 24, 2007 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM UC Davis, Bookstore ,
A reading from “Poems from Guantanamo” edited by Marc Falkoff
Challenges and Opportunities in the Creation of Arab-Israeli Peace and Dealing with Nuclear Non-Proliferation Issues: An Egyptian Perspective Oct 22, 2007 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Wyatt Pavilion ,
NABIL FAHMY, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United States
Fall Welcome Oct 17, 2007 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM ARC (Activities and Recreation Center ) Ballroom B,
Come and join the ME/SA faculty and students for a meet and greet full of information about our program, Middle East/South Asia student organizations, and lots of free food. Everyone is welcome!
Melanie Michailidis, Fellow National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Oct 12, 2007 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 210D Art ,
Empty Graves: The Tomb Towers of Northern Iran
Hafla/Mela May 09, 2007 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM University Club Room,
ME/SA end of the year event with students.
Characterizing a Language as a Whole: The strange Case of Hinid (Urdu) May 07, 2007 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM Memorial Union, East Confercen Room ,
Michael Shapiro (PhD, Languistics, University of Chicago) is Chair and professor of Hinid, Department of Asian Languages and Literature, Univsersity of Washington.
Anil Gupta Apr 05, 2007 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Buehler Alumni Center ,
Historic Traditions and Contemporary Crisis of Knowledge Boundaries: community public personal
Dr. Anil Gupta Apr 03, 2007 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM King Hall (Law School) Room 2070 ,
Can protecting intellectual property rights be of any consequence for poor people?
Dr. Parama Roy Mar 08, 2007 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 912 Sproul Hall, UC Davis ,
Alimentary Tracts: Food, Filth, and Anglo-Indian Flesh in 1857
Gayatri Gopinath and Juana Rodriguez Reading Sexuality : An Author Event Feb 02, 2006 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM Garrison Room, MU ,
HAMID DABASHI, Professor of Iranian Studies, Columbia University Jan 31, 2006 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM University Club Room 1 & 2,
Kiarostami or Makhmalbaf: On the Antinomies of Iranian Culture.
LAWRENCE PINTAK Jan 17, 2006 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
America, Islam, and the War of Ideas
Afghan Cultural Night Dec 05, 2005 from 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM Freeborn Hall,
Mines to Vines Program Nov 17, 2005 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM 3001 Plant & Environmental Sciences ,
NIGEL ALLAN Nov 16, 2005 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Bookstore Special Events Room, 169 Memorial Union ,
Historical and Geographical Perspectives of Afghanistan
KHALED HUSSEINI Nov 14, 2005 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM Mondavi Center ,
A Conversation with the Author of the Kite Runner
SUNAINA MAIRA Nov 09, 2005 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Guilt Redemption, and Gratitude in the Kite Runner ,
Guilt Redemption, and Gratitude in the Kite Runner
Film: Afghanistan Unvieled & Discussion of Current Event in Afghanistan Nov 08, 2005 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM International House: 10 College Park , Davis ,
A Test of Faith: The Challenges of Young Muslims in America Nov 07, 2005 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Family Values: Debates around the Hindu Code Bill, 1955-56 Nov 03, 2005 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Sciences and Humanities Building ,
Book Discussion: Gender and Masculinity in the Kite Runner Oct 26, 2005 from 12:10 PM to 01:30 PM 126 Voorhies ,
Keynote Speaker: PROFESSOR JAY MECHLING
Women, Religion, & Empowerment: Christianity in the Solomon Islands and Islam in Sumatra Oct 24, 2005 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM 3201 Hart Hall ,
REGINA SCHEVYNES, P.h.D., Massey University, New Zealand
Hidden Voices-The Lives of Queer Muslims Oct 18, 2005 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM 3001 Plant and Environmental Sciences ,