September 25 - Naghmeh Sohrabi (Brandeis University)
"Does the 1979 Revolution in Iran Still Matter?A Conversation with Naghmeh Sohrabi, Moderated by Alireza Doostdar"
October 23 - Alyssa Gabbay (UNC Greensboro)
"The Anthropologist as Reader"
November 6 - Giancarlo Casale (European University Institute)
"Flat-earthers in the Observatory: Mathematical Cartography and the Destruction of Takiyuddin's Rasathane (1573-1583)"
November 20 - Zeynep Tufekci (University of North Carolina)
January 22 - Nina Safran (Penn State University)
"The Authority of a Fatwa: Ibn al-Hajj's Opinion on the Construction of New Houses of Worship"
February 19 - Scott Lucas (University of Arizona)
"A Guide that is Clear to Zaydi Tafsir: An Introduction to Qur'an Commentaries from northern Yemen"
April 9 - Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture on Modern Arabic Literature - Barbara Romaine (Villanova University)
"On Not Getting it Right: Literary Translation as a Deliberately Imperfect Art"
April 23 - Malika Dekkiche (University of Antwerp)
“A World of Kings and Realms”
May 21 - Hilary Kilpatrick
"Christian Doctors and Secretaries as Poets in Ottoman Syria (17th and 18th centuries)"