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Events Prior to 2012

Events that occurred prior to the 2013-2014 Academic Year
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 ,
Film: A Closer Look at Islam & Panel Discussion Oct 17, 2005 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM University Club ,
BROWN BAG Lunch and Discussion Oct 10, 2005 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM 1291 Soc. Sci/Hum Bldg.,
Gayatri Gopinath from 05-07-2005 10:05 AM to 05-09-2005 05:05 PM
Feminist Approaches to South Asia
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.
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
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
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"
Smriti Srinivas Apr 11, 2005 from 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Conversations
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
Differences Within and Differences Without: Early Perceptions of Others in South Asia Jun 01, 2004 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, Social Sciences Building,
“Conversations,” the Sociocultural Anthropology Discussion Series, presents Differences Within and Differences Without: Early Perceptions of Others in South Asia B. D. Chattopadhyaya Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi Tuesday, June 1, 2004; 4:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, Social Sciences Building B. D. Chattopadhyaya is Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. His interests center on the study of the history of South Asia before the fifteenth century and span the disciplines of economic and social history, archaeology, numismatics, epigraphy, and literature. Some of his recent books include Studying Early India: Archaeology, Texts, and Historical Issues (2003), Representing the Other? Sanskrit Sources and the Muslims: Eighth to Fourteenth Century (1998), The Making of Early Medieval India (1994), and Aspects of Rural Settlements and Rural Society in Early Medieval India (1990).