The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference will take place at the University of Chicago on
Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, 2018
This conference, free and open to the public, will feature a keynote address by Dr. James Gelvin (UCLA) and our traditional lamb-roast dinner Saturday night!
Our preliminary schedule is as follows:
Friday, May 4, 2018
“Which Way Forward? Digital Humanities and Middle Eastern Studies”
This round-table discussion features Miller Prosser (The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago), Oya Topcuoglu (Middle East and North African Studies Program, Northwestern University), and Mohamed El Marzouki (Lewis College of Human Sciences, Illinois Institute of Technology).
4:30pm in Ida Noyes Hall (1212 E. 59th St.)
Reception to follow.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Registration and all panels take place in Stuart Hall (5835 South Greenwood Ave)
8:00-8:15am Registration and Coffee
8:15-9:45am Session I (Panels 1-3)
10:00-11:30am Session II (Panels 4-6)
11:45am-12:45pm Lunch (Complimentary for all participants and attendees)
1:00-2:30pm Session III (Panels 7-9)
2:45-4:15pm Session IV (Panels 10-12)
5:00-6:30pm Keynote Address
Dr. James Gelvin, UCLA
“Theorizing Nationalism in the Arab Middle East: A Personal Story”
Ida Noyes Hall (1212 E. 59th St.)
6:30-8:00pm Traditional lamb-roast dinner
This dinner, free and open to all conference participants, is made possible by the Middle Eastern Studies’ Students Association (MESSA), University of Chicago.
More news coming soon! In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at email@example.com.
A copy of the conference flyer poster can be downloaded here.
Joseph Cross & Carl Bryant Shook