Brown Bag Lunch Series, 2013 - 14
Sponsored by the Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
September 16 , 2013
Michael Cook, Princeton University
"The Long-term Geopolitics of the Pre-modern Middle East"
September 23, 2013
Jack Tannous, Princeton University
"Syriac's Place in the History of the Middle East"
Marwa el-Shakry, Columbia University
Leslie Peirce, NYU
"Roxelana: Writing Popular Biography"
October 14, 2013 – MESA- No BBL Talk
Kirk W. Johnson, The List Project - Boston
"To Be a Friend is Fatal - the Abondonment of the Iraqis and Afghans Who Believed in America"
October 28, 2013 – Fall Recess - No BBL Talk
Benoit Challand, NYU
"Markets of Obedience: Discussing the Impacts of International Aid in Palestine"
Teresa Shawcross, Princeton University
"Fortunate Asia: A Late Medieval Empire in Exile"
Sara Pursley, CUNY /Graduate Center
Jonathan H. Shannon, CUNY/Hunter College
"Rhetorics of al-Andalus in Modern Syrian Popular Culture: or, There and Back Again"
December 2 , 2013
Benjamin Smith, Swarthmore College
"Writing Amrika: The American Encounter in Modern Arabic Fiction"
December 9, 2013
Narges Erami, Yale University
"The Politics of the Non-Political: The Bazaaris of the Holy City of Qum"