The Middle East History and Theory Workshop (MEHAT) is pleased to announce our schedule for Spring 2016.
All meetings will be held from 12-1:20pm in Pick 218 unless otherwise noted. Pizza will be served.
Papers will be circulated a week before the workshop meeting via our listserv. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
March 31 – Timothy Gutmann (Divinity)
“Conscripting Tradition: Knowledge, Sovereignty, and Education Reform in Modern Egypt.”
Discussant: Rachel Schine (NELC)
April 14 – Ekin Enacar (NELC)
Political Satire, Cartoons and the Limits of Press Freedom during the First Months of the Young Turk Revolution.
Discussant: Maddy Elfenbein (NELC)
In addition to the scheduled workshop on April 14, MEHAT would like to announce the following event:
Dr. Sara Omar (Georgetown) will be giving a lecture for the Gender & Sexuality in Middle Eastern History Lecture Series on Thursday, April 14 at 4:30 PM in Stuart 101. Please see our Facebook event for more information.
April 28 – Claire Roosien (NELC/History)
“Cotton and Mass Cultural Media in Soviet Uzbekistan, 1917-1941.”
Discussant: Sam Hodgkin (NELC)
May 19 – Dr. Eve Troutt Powell (Penn)
Note: Dr. Troutt Powell’s workshop is in conjunction with her lecture for the Gender & Sexuality in Middle Eastern History Lecture Series.
June 2 – Chris Sheklian (Anthropology)
“Vakıfs and the Material Basis of Minority Community in Istanbul”
Discussant: Tolga Cora (NELC)