Dear MEHAT Workshop Attendees,
I am thrilled about the full schedule this Fall quarter and look forward to fruitful discussions with you all. The MEHAT workshop will meet on Wednesdays, 3:00-4:20 PM in Pick Hall 218. Please mark your calendars and come:
Wednesday, October 4: Workshop with Dr. Orit Bashkin (University of Chicago) on her new book Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel.
Wednesday, October 18: Workshop with Rao Mohsin Ali Noor (NELC): “Of Sonic Pieties and Attendant Anxieties: Religiosity, Aesthetics, and the Political in the Muslim Call to Prayer in Modern Egypt, Turkey, and Pakistan.”
Wednesday, November 1: Workshop with Yaqub Hilal (Anthropology): “Rethinking the Middle East.”
Wednesday, November 15: Workshop with Mariam Sheibani (NELC): (Title to be determined and announced in a future email.)
Wednesday, November 29: Workshop with Rachel Schine (NELC): “Locating Blackness in Arabic Literature: Early Sources.”
As always, there will be food and beverages. Additionally, there are still spots available for the winter and spring quarters. If you would like to present then, please feel free to contact me at any time.
Take Good Care,
2017-2018 MEHAT Coordinator