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Turkish Conversation Hour/“Çay ve Sohbet” Saati

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 • 1:00 PM

FAC 27


Elephantine: A Diaspora Jewish Community in the Persian Empire

Monday, November 29, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Governors' Room (3.116)


Reception at Middle East Studies Association

Saturday, November 20, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Manchester F Room


To Egypt with Love: Baha al-Din Zuhayr and His Poetry (Lecture in Arabic)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Sinclair Room (3.128)


Missing: Youth, Citizenship, & Empire after 9/11

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Union Sinclair Room (3.128)


Concentrism in Classical Arabic Poetry: The Prized Ode of Imru al-Qays

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 • 11:30 AM

Texas Union, Chicano Culture Room (4.206)


The long lost work of Frederic Cailliaud and its relevance today

Monday, November 15, 2010 • 4:30 PM

WAG 214


سىريّة ومَجمَع اللغة العربية فيها

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 • 3:30 PM

BUR 130


From the Hebrew Bedouin to Israeli Arabic: The Lives and Afterlives of Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Friday, November 5, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)


Concert: "Nightingales Traversing the Middle East"

Thursday, November 4, 2010 • 7:30 PM

Bates Auditorium, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, UT Campus


Love in the East and West: An Evening of Recitation and Melodies

Friday, October 29, 2010 • 7:30 PM

Recital Studio (MRH 2.608) in the Butler School of Music


Beyond Clashing Civilizations: Rethinking Early Christian-Muslim Relations

Friday, October 29, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite (3.128)


Ghada Abdel Aal, Egypt's Best Selling Girl-Blogger and Author of "I Want to Get Married!"

Thursday, October 28, 2010 • 3:30 PM

AT&T Executive Education Center Room 105

A public lecture by the author of the best-selling book I Want to Get Married!

I Want to Get Married!

Adonis

Thursday, October 21, 2010 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Theater

Public lecture and poetry reading by the most celebrated Arab poet and critic. Accompanied by renowned poet and translator Khaled Mattawa

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"Exploring Arab Music Videos"

Thursday, October 21, 2010 • 12:00 PM

CMA 4.128


We All Write Hieroglyphs: The Origin and Spread of the Alphabet

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 • 5:30 PM

Texas Union Quadrangle Room (3.304)

A lecture by Dr. John Huehnergard, Department of Middle Eastern Studies


The Pre-Exilic Levites and the Israelite Monarchy in Cross-Cultural Perspective (ANE Lecture Series)

Monday, October 11, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Lone Star Room (3.208)


Little Town of Bethlehem

Thursday, October 7, 2010 • 4:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

Film Screening


The Fate of Liberal Zionism: A view from the Jerusalem Street

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 • 7:00 AM

Joynes Room, Carothers Dormitory

A lecture by Stewart Schoffman, fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and editor of HAVRUTA


Literary Trends in Contemporary Iran

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 • 2:00 AM

Texas Union Sinclair Suite (3.128)

A talk in Persian by Ali Dehbashi, Editor-in-Chief, Bukhara Magazine


Manichaean Universalism and Religious Pluralism in Late Antique Iran

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Lone Star Room (3.208)



"Literature at War: Beirut, Rome, Bagdad"

Friday, October 1, 2010 • 6:15 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)


مدن الف ليلة و ليلة

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 • 4:00 PM

UTC 4.110



Polycarp’s Cups: The Function of Imitation in the "Martyrdom of Polycarp"

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Burdine Hall 436A


Role-Play as an Effective Method of Enhancing Proficiency in Foreign Language Teaching

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Governor's Room (3.116)


Memoirs of a Mujaheed

Monday, May 3, 2010 • 2:00 AM

Texas Union Texas Governors' Room (3.116)


"Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out"

Friday, April 30, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Chicano Culture Room (4.206)


"Who were the deniers of the afterlife in the Qur’an? "

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 • 4:30 PM

ART 1.120


The Gülen Movement: A Sociological Analysis of a Civic Movement Rooted in Moderate Islam

Friday, April 23, 2010 • 6:00 PM

BUR 216

A lecture and book signing by Helen Rose Ebaugh


"When Salamis became Constantia: Reconstructing a Byzantine Capital City"

Friday, April 23, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art, Capitol Classroom


"Private Religion and the Rise of Christianity"

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 • 5:00 PM

CBA 4.348


"The 'Book of Kings' and the Zoroastrian Mythoepic Tradition in Early Islamic Iran"

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Governors' Room (3.116)


Rethinking Iranian Nationalism

Saturday, April 3, 2010 • 8:30 AM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Classroom 202


Josh Rushing, al-Jazeera Correspondent

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Theater


مستقبل الشباب العربي

Monday, March 8, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Theater



"A Tale of Two Scandals: Sexual and Legal conflict in France and French Algeria"

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite (3.128)


Islamic Entrepreneurs and Muslim Democracy: The Case of Turkey

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Piety and Pleasure: Youth negotiations of moral authority in south Beirut

Monday, March 1, 2010 • 2:00 PM

Texas Union, Quadrangle Room (3.304)


"Private Religion and the Rise of Christianity" - POSTPONED

Thursday, February 25, 2010 • 5:00 PM

CBA 4.326


"These Are Not Oranges My Love"

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Suite (3.502)



"From Gaza to Freedom: Future Scenarios for Palestine / Israel"

Thursday, February 18, 2010 • 7:00 PM

GEA 105


Outstanding Patrons, Beautiful Objects: Metaphors for Humanism and Enlightenment

Thursday, February 18, 2010 • 5:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

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Workshop on Late Antiquity: "Adam, Eve, and the Elephants: Asceticism and Animality”

Thursday, February 4, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union, Asian Culture Room (4.224)


The Mama's Guest (Mehman-e Mama) (2004)

Saturday, January 30, 2010 • 2:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

A social comedy from veteran director Darius Mehrjui ("The Cow," "The Tenants") that doubles as a love story to cinema itself.


Edward FitzGerald's "The Rubaíyát of Omar Khayyám"

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 • 5:00 PM

CBA 4.344



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