CMES sponsors a wide range of conferences and symposia focused on the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia. Working in close collaboration with other campus units and departments, CMES continues its legacy as a leader in creating interdisciplinary forums where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty can present new resaerch and scholarship. Below is the list of programs for the 2017-18 academic year.
March 30-31, 2018 - Great Lakes Ottoman Workshop
April 6-7, 2018 - Rethinking the Margins in Arabic Literary Studies
April 28, 2018 - Teaching Arabic: Contexts of Diglossia, Culture, and Heritage
May 4-5, 2018 - 33rd Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference