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Sandra Greene: Embracing Happenstance
Wednesday,  February 21, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

chikago - a reading by Theodora Bauer
Wednesday,  February 21, 2018,  2:30 PM - 4:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & Swahili
Wednesday,  February 21, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

How Do I Get a Job? Where Can MENA Take Me?
Wednesday,  February 21, 2018,  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Rosamond King: Considering Early Caribbean "Queerness"
Thursday,  February 22, 2018,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | 620 Library Place

Voices of Experience: The Value of Foreign Languages in the Working World
Thursday,  February 22, 2018,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Inextinguishable Fire: Harun Farocki Retrospective
Thursday,  February 22, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Graduate Student Workshop with Antoine Traisnel
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Crowe Hall

Caracas´ Parque Central: The Architecture of the Venezuelan Violent State
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

EES Seminar Series: Vidya Venkataramanan
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | Technological Institute

CHSS Workshop: Christian Davenport, "Intent, Intentionality and the (il)Legitimacy of the Rwandan Patriotic Front in 1994"
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

"Intent, Intentionality and the (il)Legitimacy of the Rwandan Patriotic Front in 1994," by Prof. Davenport [University of Michigan] (Co-sponsored with CHSS Working Group)
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Approaching Kurosawa’s Rashomon
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | Harris Hall

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Department Lecture Series: Antoine Traisnel
Friday,  February 23, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Iraqi Kurdistan and the Middle East after the Referendum on Independence — Morgan Kaplan
Monday,  February 26, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

A Conversation with Writer Elif Batuman
Monday,  February 26, 2018,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | University Hall

Japan Career Chat: ID (Information Development) America
Monday,  February 26, 2018,  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Tacita de café
Monday,  February 26, 2018,  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Elif Batuman reads from her novel The Idiot (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)
Monday,  February 26, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

The Italian Undergraduate Lecture Series- Maria Anna Mariani
Tuesday,  February 27, 2018,  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Matthew H. Brown: Breadlosers: Nollywood, State Television, and the Stakes of Masculine Melodrama
Wednesday,  February 28, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Dagmawi Woubshet: Love and Sexuality in James Baldwin
Wednesday,  February 28, 2018,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | University Hall

Cyborgs, Zombies, and Planets for Rent: Science Fiction in Contemporary Caribbean Literature
Wednesday,  February 28, 2018,  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  

Dialect leveling, gender play, and loudness: The creation of an idealized cinematic Punjab
Thursday,  March 1, 2018,  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Le Ciné Club (3 of 4)
Thursday,  March 1, 2018,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Deering Library

Inextinguishable Fire: Harun Farocki Retrospective
Thursday,  March 1, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  March 2, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Issues in the Political Theology of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt — Sarah Eltantawi
Monday,  March 5, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Tertulia/Study Break
Monday,  March 5, 2018,  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Forum Language Tables: Arabic, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Hebrew, Italian & Turkish
Tuesday,  March 6, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Oludamini Ogunnaike: Philosophical Sufism in the Sokoto Caliphate
Wednesday,  March 7, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Forum Language Tables: English (ESL), French, German, Portuguese, Spanish & Swahili
Wednesday,  March 7, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

ISITA Perspectives Symposium Series. Sharia Politics in Contemporary Nigeria - Sarah Eltantawi and Brandon Kendhammer
Wednesday,  March 7, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Inextinguishable Fire: Harun Farocki Retrospective
Thursday,  March 8, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  March 9, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran — Nahid Siamdoust (New Directions Lecture)
Monday,  March 12, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Harris Hall

Film Screening: Solver (John Ruby)
Monday,  March 12, 2018,  6:00 PM - 8:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

WCAS Reading Period Begins
Tuesday,  March 13, 2018,  (All Day)  

Governance and Development Study Group Meeting 3: Cameroon
Tuesday,  March 13, 2018,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Winter Breakfast Workshop [copy]
Wednesday,  March 14, 2018,  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Le Ciné Club (4 of 4)
Thursday,  March 15, 2018,  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   | Deering Library

Worlds/Otherwise: Poetics from the Afro-Atlantic Periphery
Thursday,  March 15, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM   | 555 Clark Street

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  March 16, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Allan and Norma Harris Day of Jewish Study
Sunday,  March 18, 2018,  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM   | Norris University Center

Winter Examinations Begin
Monday,  March 19, 2018,  (All Day)  

Winter grades due at 3 p.m.
Monday,  March 26, 2018,  (All Day)  

Spring Classes begin 8 a.m.
Tuesday,  April 3, 2018,  (All Day)  

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  April 4, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

ISITA Perspectives Symposium Series. Jihad and Its Enemies: New Perspectives from West Africa - Lamin Sanneh and Alexander Thurston
Wednesday,  April 4, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | Scott Hall

The Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium: Raevin Jimenez, "Domination of Youths: Gender, Generation, and Political Economic Transformation in Second Millennium South Africa"
Monday,  April 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM   | University Hall

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Jenny Trinitapoli, PhD
Monday,  April 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | Wieboldt Hall South Entrance

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  April 11, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  April 13, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Leo Bersani lecture
Friday,  April 13, 2018,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM  

Nation-Building in Turkey and Morocco: Governing Kurdish and Berber Dissent — Senem Aslan
Monday,  April 16, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  April 18, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Kate Ramsey: Powers of Imagination and Afro-Caribbean Healing in the Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Atlantic
Thursday,  April 19, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  April 20, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Back to the Future? Tunisia's Democratic Constitutional Order Under Threat — Nadia Marzouki
Monday,  April 23, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Kristina Douglass, Penn State University: Humanizing the Anthropocene of Madagascar
Monday,  April 23, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | 1810 Hinman Avenue

When Law is Not Enough: Controversies over Muslim Rights in the US — Nadia Marzouki (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)
Monday,  April 23, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Lynn THOMAS lecture (CCHS)
Tuesday,  April 24, 2018,  12:15 PM - 2:00 PM   | Harris Hall

“Songs of Praise in a Broken World: Leonard Cohen from “Story of Isaac” (1969) to “You Want It Darker” (2016)”, Manfred H. Vogel Memorial Lecture in Judaic Studies
Tuesday,  April 24, 2018,  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   | Norris University Center

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

CLI Business Meeting
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Crowe Hall

Buffett Award Lecture: Fred Swaniker
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Scott Hall

The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt — Omnia El Shakry (New Directions Lecture)
Monday,  April 30, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  May 2, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 4, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Reinventing the Wheel: Constitutions as Iterative Documents — Nathan Brown
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Religious Freedom in Arab States: Who Is Free and What Are They Free to Do? A Talk by Nathan Brown (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

"Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews during World War II", Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization:
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM   | Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Antonella Sorace: Bilingualism Matters
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Department Lecture Series: Cécile Alduy
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

The Quotidian Politics of Agrarian Rurality in Morocco — Karen Rignall
Monday,  May 14, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  

Russian Interference in Other Countries: A Discussion with Two Ambassadors
Monday,  May 14, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Harris Hall

"Water in Israel and the Middle East Transboundary Disputes and Collaborative Solutions"
Tuesday,  May 15, 2018,  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   | Rebecca Crown Center

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  May 23, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Japanese Coffee Hour
Friday,  May 25, 2018,  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  May 30, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Adam Phillips lecture
Thursday,  May 31, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  

Leo Bersani - Adam Phillips Conversation
Friday,  June 1, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

WCAS Reading Period Begins
Wednesday,  June 6, 2018,  (All Day)  

PAS Lunch & Lecture
Wednesday,  June 6, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

CLI Final Business Meeting
Thursday,  June 7, 2018,  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Crowe Hall

Spring examinations begin
Monday,  June 11, 2018,  (All Day)  

Spring Grades Due at 3 p.m.
Monday,  June 18, 2018,  (All Day)