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Public Lectures 2017-18

SPRING 2018

February 12th. 2018 at 4:30pm
202 Jones Hall

"Representations of Some Rare Manuscripts Kept at the Royal Library in Rabat"
Dr. Khalid Zahri

Assistant Director, Royal Library of Morocco

February 20th at 12pm
102 Jones Hall
"The Semitic ‘Perfect' and the Problem of 3rd Person Zero"
Na'ama Pat-El
Chair, Dept. of Middle Eastern Studies & Associate Professor, Semitic  Languages
The University of Texas at Austin
Cosponsored with the Program in Linguistics
Light Lunch Served

February 20th at 4:30pm
202 Jones Hall
"Hebrew and Aramaic: Siblings, Neighbors, Authoritative Languages"
Na'ama Pat-El
Chair, Dept. of Middle Eastern Studies & Associate Professor, Semitic  Languages
The University of Texas at Austin

February 21st at 4:30pm
102 Jones Hall
"Colloquial Arabic and Comparative Semitics in the Quest for Proto Arabic"
Na'ama Pat-El
Chair, Dept. of Middle Eastern Studies & Associate Professor, Semitic  Languages
The University of Texas at Austin

Light Lunch Served

 

Fall 2017


October 2, 4:30pm
Ertegun Foundation Lecture
Banu Turnaoglu
Cambridge University

"The Formation of Turkish Republicanism"
Jones 202

October 9, 4:30pm
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016

"The Mapmaker's Daughter:
Finding the Unanswered Question"
Katherine Nouri Hughes, MA '84
A Discussion and Book Signing
Cosponsored by WWS Office of Public Affairs and Communications,
The Program in Near Eastern Studies, and Labyrinth Books

November 16, 2017, 4:30pm
Ilana Pardes
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"The Book of Ruth & the Question of Migration"
Jones 102
Cosponsored with the Program in Judaic Studies

November 30, 2017, 4:30pm
Ertegun Foundation Lecture
M. Talha Cicek

Istanbul Medeniyet Univesity
"Empire and Its Nomads: Ottomans and the Arab Bedouin in the Modern Era"
Jones 202