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Featured Event - January 2020

  • January 28th - Middle East and Islamic World Update: Dr. Ariel Salzmann, Dr. Adnan Husain, Canan Sahin.  

    • Explaining the Wars and Conflicts in the Middle East: A Public Teach-In

    • Dunning Hall Rm 14 @ 6:00 pm 

 


All Events:

October 

 

  • October 24th 
    • Dr. Ulrike Al-Khamis, Director of Collections and Public Programs, Aga Khan Museum Toronto
    • Light from Within.  An Alternative Approach to Islamic Art
    • Agnes Etherington Art Centre @ 6:30 pm

 

AMAR CHEBIB - DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Syrian-Canadian filmmaker Amar Chebib began making videos in his youth while growing up between the Middle East and North America. Wajd is his first feature length documentary.  Over five years, we witness the struggles of Ibrahim, Abdulwahed, and Mohamed as they face their traumatic past. Forced to rebuild their lives in exile, they turn to their love of music to help them find meaning in the aftermath of destruction and atrocity.

 


November

 


January

  • January 14th - Adam Ali
    • Radical Play. Without Sports, I would be lost: Orientalism in TSN's Radical Play
    • MacCorry D216 @ 4:00 pm

 

 


February

  • February 6th - Emrah Yildiz
    • The Traffic in Iranian Pilgrims. Historicity and Sociality of Saint Visitation across the Middle East
    • Stirling 414  @ 6:00 pm

 

  • February 25th - Ruba Kana-an
    • The Friday Mosque: Architectural Splendor and the Polemics of Representation in Pre-Modern Muslim Societies
    • MacCorry D216 @ 4:00 pm

March

  • March 19th - Juan Cole
    • Title: TBA
    • DUN Rm 11 @ 6:00pm

April

  • April 29th-30th - Mediterranean Conference
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    • Watson Hall Rm 517 @ 8:30 am

 

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