Brown Bag Lunch Series, 2013 - 14
Sponsored by the Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
MONDAYS 12 - 1:00PM, JONES HALL, ROOM 202
LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED
February 10, 2014 (Rescheduled from Feb. 3)
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Princeton Institute for International & Regional Studies
Law, Language, and Subject: Normative Creolization on China's Silk Road
Co-sponsored with the Department of East Asian Studies
February 17, 2014
A Half-Smile: On the Wisdom of Women in Chachnama
February 24, 2014
New York University
Converting Words: A Social History of Arabization in Medieval Europe
March 3, 2014
The George Washington University
Citizen Strangers: Palestinians and the Birth of Israel's Liberal Settler State
March 10, 2014
March 17 - Spring Recess - No BBL Talk
March 24, 2014
Queens College, CUNY
March 31, 2014
New York University
April 7, 2014
The American University in Cairo
April 14, 2014
April 21, 2014
Columbia Law School
April 28, 2014
Johns Hopkins University
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"