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Research Symposium 2019

Research Symposium 2019

Apr 18, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 06:00 PM 3119, International Center,

The ME/SA Research Symposium is an annual 1-day event showcasing student work that focuses on the Middle East, South Asia, North Africa and their diasporic communities.

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The Arab World between Revolution and Counterrevolution

The Arab World between Revolution and Counterrevolution

Apr 17, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM UC Davis International Center Multipurpose Room,

UC Davis Middle East / South Asia Studies, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Office of Global Engagement, and Global Affairs invite you to join us for a lecture by Hicham Alaoui, known as a "dissident" member of the ruling family in the Kingdom of Morocco. Often referred to in the media as "the Red Prince" for his pro-democracy stance, Hicham Alaoui is an outspoken advocate for constitutional monarchy in Morocco. He is a graduate of Princeton University, earned his doctorate in Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford University, and is currently a Research Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.

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Dubai's Spiritual Infrastructure Lecture

Dubai's Spiritual Infrastructure Lecture

from 11-13-2018 03:11 PM to 12-13-2018 04:12 PM

Networks of Care among Migrant Muslim Women

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New Research and Movie Shine Light on Punjabi Women in California

11-05-2018 01:11 PM

For more information, please refer to https://lettersandscience.ucdavis.edu/news/new-research-and-movie-shine-light-punjabi-women-california

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Amanda Lucia lecture

Amanda Lucia lecture

Oct 29, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 06:45 PM Andrews conference room ,

Reflecting on reflections of Amma: the perils and profits of the celebrity guru.

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Arabic Literature in Brazil

Arabic Literature in Brazil

Oct 24, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:15 PM Olson Hall,

Orientalism, Mistura, and the Cultural Politics of Translating Gibran

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Persian Literature in the World

Persian Literature in the World

Oct 08, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Conference Center, Ballroom A,

 

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Asian Pacific Islander & Middle Eastern/South Asian 2018 Fall Welcome

Asian Pacific Islander & Middle Eastern/South Asian 2018 Fall Welcome

Sep 25, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM ARC Pavilion,

 

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New Studies on the Samanids in Uzbekistan

Aug 09, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 176 Kerr Hall,

Professor Shamsoddin Kamaloddin Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies

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Hafla Mela

Hafla Mela

May 09, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM Multipurpose Room, Student Community center,

Commemorate the ME/SA graduating Class of 2018 and celebrate the achievement of the ME/SA Academic program and community

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The Political Imagination of Iliya Abu Madi

The Political Imagination of Iliya Abu Madi

May 03, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM The Walter Buehler Alumni Center, AGR Room,

Sharif Elmusa co-edited the pioneering anthology Grape Leaves: A century of Arabic- American Poetry. His own poems and translations of Arabic poetry have appeared in numerous publications. A self-described poet from birth and first-generation Palestinian refugee, Elmusa recently published the first collection of his poetic works, Flawed Landscape: Poems 1987-2008.

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Punjabi Language and Culture Lecture by Nikky Guninder Kaur Singh

Punjabi Language and Culture Lecture by Nikky Guninder Kaur Singh

Apr 27, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Buehler Alumni Center, AGR Room, UC Davis,

Dr. Singh is the Crawford Family Professor at Colby College in Maine, USA. Her interests focus on poetics and feminist issues. Nikky Singh has published extensively in the field of Sikhism, including The Feminine Principle in the Sikh Vision of the Transcendent, The Name of My Beloved: Verses of the Sikh Gurus, Metaphysics and Physics of the Guru Granth Sahib. She has lectured widely all over the world and her views have been aired on television and radio in America, Canada, Bangladesh, Australia, Ireland and India.

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Reading and Q&A - Nayomi Munaweera

Apr 24, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Nayomi Munaweera's debut novel, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, won the Commonwealth Prize for Asia. It was long listed for the Dublin IMPAC Prize and the Man Asia Prize. The novel was also short listed for the Northern California Book Prize and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Her second novel, What Lies Between Us, was hailed as one of the most exciting literary releases of 2016 from venues from BuzzFeed to Elle Magazine. More at www.nayomimunaweera.com.

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