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UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS
Majlis: Discussion Group on South West Asia and North Africa
April 27 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM (CDT) via Microsoft Teams
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in Majlis, a biweekly informal discussion group on South West Asia and North Africa (SWANA). Discussion is open to anyone interested, regardless of level of knowledge.
The group will meet virtually via Microsoft Teams every other Tuesday during the Spring 2021 semester from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (CDT).
- January 19
- February 2
- February 16
- March 2
- March 16
- March 30 (canceled)
- April 13 (canceled)
- April 27
Majlis, the Arabic word for gathering, is led and organized by Samer Mayyas, a doctoral student in the Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies program. These meetings will offer a unique opportunity for interested people of all backgrounds and levels to discuss topics related to the region and beyond in an informal, outside-the-classroom setting. No specific knowledge is required to participate, and all are welcome.
For more information about Majlis, contact Samer at email@example.com
The Formation and Contemporary Prospects of Islamic Mysticism
Virtual guest lecture by Dr. John Curry
April 28 at 5:00 PM (CDT) via Zoom