Farouk Mustafa Memorial Friday Lecture Series

2018-2019 Schedule

September 28, 2018 - Emrah Yıldız (Northwestern University)
"Kaçak (Fugitive) Coordinates of Territorialization, or The Turkey/Syria Border as a Palimpsest of Sovereignty"

October 12, 2018 - Hayder Al-Mohammad (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)
"What is the 'preparation' in the preparing for death?: New confrontations with death and dying in Iraq"

October 26, 2018 - Maria M Dakake (George Mason University)
“The Scholar’s Dilemma: Appreciating Shi`ite Distinctiveness in an Age of Heightened Sectarian Tension”

November 2, 2018 - Sifra Lentin (Gateway House)
“Jews of Pakistan”

January 18, 2019 - Joel Gordon (University of Arkansas)

January 25, 2019 - Marina Rustow (Princeton University)
"Abusive Ligatures, Hanging Baselines and the Lost Fatimid Archive"

February 22, 2019 - Kaya Sahin (Indiana University)

March 1, 2019 - Barbara Mann (The Jewish Theological Seminary)

April 5, 2019 - Elias Muhanna (Brown University)

6th Annual Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture on Modern Arabic Literature
April 12, 2018 -  Tarek El-Ariss (Dartmouth College)

"The Future is Now: Arab Modernity in the Digital Age"

April 26, 2019 - Yasmin Moll (University of Michigan)

May 17, 2019 - Nancy Khalek (Brown University)