Conferences and Symposia

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.

2017-18 Schedule

March 30-31, 2018 - Great Lakes Ottoman Workshop


April 6-7, 2018Rethinking 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