Events - Daily
|Tuesday, April 30|
The Evolution of Intellectual Production in the pre-Ottoman Middle East: Empirical Evidence from Hajji Khalifa's Kashf al-Zunun
The Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Eric Chaney, Harvard University
12:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.
Ideology and Humor in Dark Times: Notes from Syria
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Lisa Wedeen, University of Chicago
Co-sponsored by the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia.
4:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.
"The Black Russian"
Vladimir Alexandrov, Yale University
“The Black Russian” is the incredible story of Frederick Bruce Thomas, an African American (and son of former slaves) who went on to become one fin-de-siècle Moscow’s richest and most successful nightlife impresarios.
Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for Africian American Studies.
4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Program in Urban Studies
Urban Studies Film Series Event
Speaker: Introduced by Robert Karl, Princeton University
7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.