2021-2022 Tentative Schedule

September 24, 2021 -  Ghassan Moussawi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Beirut, Disrupted: On Fractal Orientalism, Queer Strategies, and Recursive Time"

October 15, 2021 - Mona El-Ghobashy (New York University)
"The Anthropologist as Reader"

November 12, 2021 - Ziad Elmarsafy (King's College London) 
"Race and Slavery in Contemporary Gulf Arabic Literature"

November 19, 2021 - Febe Armanios  (Middlebury College)
"Challenging Archives, Paradigms, and Perceptions: Coptic Egyptian History in the Ottoman Period"

January 21, 2022 - Corisande Fenwick (University College London)

April 1, 2022 - Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture on Modern Arabic Literature