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Brown Bag Lunch Series, 2014 - 15

Sponsored by the Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies

FALL 2014

MONDAYS 12 - 1:00PM, JONES HALL, ROOM 202

LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED

September 15th. 2014
Jon Haldon
Princeton University
An Existential Threat? Medieval East Roman (Byzantine) Views on Islam and on Jihād,
 ca 850-950 CE

September 22, 2014
CANCELLED

September 29, 2014
Christa Salamandra
Lehman College and the Graduate Center
The City University of New York
The Persistence of the Real: Syrian Television Drama in the Satellite Era

October 6, 2014
Alan Mikhail
Yale University
Ottoman Iceland: A Climate History

October 13, 2014
Toby Jones
Rutgers University
Energy and America's Long War in the Middle East

October 20, 2014
Roger Allen
University of Pennsylvania
Translating Arabic Fiction into English, with Examples from the Moroccan Tradition


October 27 - Fall Recess - No BBL Talk

November 3, 2014
Nadia Abu El-Haj
Barnard College, Columbia University
History as Tragedy: Ethics, Politics and Responsibility in Late Liberalism

November 10, 2014
Shira Robinson
The George Washington University

November 17, 2014
Alexa Firat
Temple University

November 24, 2014
NO BBL TALK DUE TO MESA MEETING

December 1, 2014
Amir Moosavi
New York University

December 8, 2014
Lital Levy
Princeton University