Events




Spring 2017 Language Round Tables(+)

Upcoming Events(+)

2016 Fall(+)

2016 Spring(+)

2015 Fall(+)

Lecture:

Turkish Foreign Policy and the Syrian War by Soner Cagaptay, Beyer Family Fellow and Director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute

  • Tuesday, September 15th, 1:30 PM
  • Location: 220 Eggers Hall

Book Launch:

"Strangers in the West: The Syrain Colony of New York City, 1880-1900" by Dr. Linda K. Jacobs 

  • Thursday, October 8th, 6:00 PM
  • Location: 204 Maxwell Hall

Movie Screening and Post-Screening Discussion:

"A Wing and a Prayer" by Boaz Dvir

  • Monday, October 12th, 5:00 PM
  • Location: 060 Eggers HAll

Lecture:

National Security Challenges for Isreal by Dr. Efraim Inbar

  • Tuesday, October 13th, 11:50 AM
  • Location: Cortland Lecture Hall (340 Dineen Hall)

Panel:

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Global and Regional Implications

  • Tuesday, October 13th, 5:00 PM
  • Location: 220 Eggers Hall

Lecture:

"New ‘Bad Girls’ of Sudan: Women singers in the Sudanese diaspora" by Dr. Anita Fábos, Associate Professor of International Development and Social Change at Clark University 

  • Thursday, October 22nd, 4:00 PM
  • Location: Dr. Paul & Natalie Strasser Legacy Room (220 Eggers Hall)

Lecture: 

"Borders, Refugees and Weak States: Reflections on the Current Turmoil in the Middle East" by Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University

  • Wednesday, October 21th, 4:30 PM
  • Location: Maxwell Auditorium 

Lecture:

"Yemen in Crisis" by child rights and youth activists Bushra Al-Huthi and Mohammad Ali Al-Shami

  • Tuesday, November 3rd, 5:00 PM
  • Location: 204 Maxwell

2015 Spring(+)

LECTURE:

Lecture and book signing by Professor Edward J. Erickson on his new book, Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

  • Wednesday, April 22, 5:00PM
  • Location: Maxwell Auditorian

LECTURE:
Muslim Women’s Struggle for Equality: Between Theology and Politics by renowned scholar and women's rights activist, Ziba Mir-Hosseini

  • Tuesday, March 17th, 5:00PM
  • Location:220 Eggers Hall

2014 Events(+)

January
28-Jan Arabic Language Table 12:30pm Eggers 352
28-Jan Hebrew Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
28-Jan MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
29-Jan Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 315
30-Jan Turkish Language Table 12pm Eggers 341
February
6-Feb Arabic Language Table 12:30pm Eggers 352
11-Feb MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
13-Feb Arabic Language Table 12:30pm Eggers 352
13-Feb Turkish Language Table 12pm Eggers 100
26-Feb Hebrew Language Table  11:40am Eggers 352
26-Feb Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 315
27-Feb Turkish Language Table 6pm HBC 340G
28-Feb Speaking Event 12:30pm Maxwell 204
28-Feb Speaking Event 6:30pm Eggers 010
March 
4-Mar MES Movie series 5pm Eggers 060
4-Mar Speaking Event 7pm Shine 304
4-Mar Arabic Language Table 12:30pm Eggers 352
7-Mar Speaking Event 10:30am Maxwell 204
19-Mar Speaking Event 4pm TBD
19-Mar Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 315
27-Mar Arabic Language Table 12:30pm Eggers 352
April
1-Apr MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
3-Apr Hebrew Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
10-Apr Speaking Event TBD TBD
15-Apr Arabic Language Table 12:30pm Eggers 352
16-Apr Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 315
17-Apr Turkish Language Table 12pm Eggers 209
24-Apr Film Screening: One Day After Peace 7pm Eggers 032
24-Apr Speaking Event 3:30pm TBD
29-Apr Lily Afshar Musical Performance 7pm

Setnor Auditorium

September
16-Sep Arabic Language Table 3:30pm Eggers 352
18-Sep Turkish Language Table 5:00pm Maxwell 315
24-Sep Persian Language Table 5:00pm Maxwell 309A
30-Sep Arabic Language Table 3:30pm Eggers 352
October
08-Oct Hebrew Language Table 1:50pm Eggers 352
16-Oct Turkish Language Table 12:00pm Eggers 100
16-Oct Arabic Language Table 3:30pm Eggers 352
22-Oct Persian Language Table 5:00pm Maxwell 309A
23-Oct Hebrew Language Table 1:50pm Eggers 352
28-Oct MES Movie Series 7:00pm Eggers 032
November
06-Nov Turkish Language Table 6:00pm HBC 340G
11-Nov Hebrew Language Table 1:50pm Eggers 352
12-Nov Persian Language Table 5:00pm Maxwell 309A
13-Nov Arabic Language Table 3:30pm Eggers 352
December
02-Dec Turkish Language Table 1:30pm Eggers 341
02-Dec Persian Language Table 5:00pm Maxwell 309A

2013 Fall(+)

September
5-Sep Arabic Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
17-Sep Arabic Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
19-Sep MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
24-Sep Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 309B
26-Sep Turkish Language Table  12:30pm Eggers 341
October      
3-Oct Arabic Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
8-Oct Hebrew Language Table 1:55pm Eggers 352
10-Oct Turkish Students Association Film Screening 5pm Sims Hall 337
10-Oct MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
15-Oct Arabic Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
15-Oct Turkish Language Table  5pm Eggers 341
15-Oct Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 309B
16-Oct Hebrew Language Table 11:40am Eggers 352
22-Oct Turkish Students Association Film Screening 5pm Tolley 102
24-Oct MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
29-Oct. Arabic Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
November      
5-Nov Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 309B
5-Nov Turkish Language Table  3:30pm Eggers 341
13-Nov Turkish Students Association Film Screening 6:30pm Tolley 110
14-Nov MES Movie Series 5pm Eggers 060
14-Nov Hebrew Language Table 1:55pm Eggers 341
14-Nov Arabic Language Table 2pm Eggers 352
19-Nov Turkish Language Table  12:00pm Eggers 341
December      
3-Dec Persian Language Table 5pm Maxwell 309B

2013 Spring(+)

February
5-Feb Turkish Students Association Film Screening 5pm Tolley 110
6-Feb Arabic Language Table 10:35am Eggers 341
12-Feb Turkish Language Table 4:45pm Eggers 352
12-Feb Hebrew Language Table 1:50pm Eggers 352
26-Feb MES Film Series 5pm Eggers 060
26-Feb Persian Language Table 5pm  Hall of Languages 101
27-Feb Hebrew Language Table 1:45pm Eggers 352
March
6-Mar Arabic Language Table 10:35am Eggers 341
19-Mar MES Film Series 5pm Eggers 060
19-Mar Turkish Students Association Film Screening 5pm Tolley 110
26-Mar Turkish Language Table 4:45pm Eggers 352
26-Mar Persian Language Table 5pm  Hall of Languages 101
28-Mar Arabic Language Table 1pm Eggers 352
April
4-Apr Hebrew Language Table 1:50pm Eggers 352
9-Apr MES Film Series 5pm Eggers 060
9-Apr Turkish Students Association Film Screening 5pm Tolley 110
16-Apr Arabic Language Table 1pm Eggers 352
16-Apr Turkish Language Table 4:45pm Eggers 352
16-Apr MES Film Series 5pm Eggers 060
23-Apr Persian Language Table 5pm  Hall of Languages 101
23-Apr Turkish Language Table 4:45pm Eggers 352

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