Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:00 PM
Practice speaking Arabic with fellow students, instructors, and native speakers in a casual, comfortable environment.
Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
Nadi Cinema, the Middle East Film Club, screens films from across the Middle East and beyond. All films are subtitled in English.
October 11, 2018 at 5:30 PM, GEAR 26
Charles Schmitz, Towson University, will discuss the current political conflict in Yemen, often called the "forgotten war" due to Western media focus on Syria.
November 2, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Stage 18
Peter Twal is the author of Our Earliest Tattoos, winner of the 2018 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize (University of Arkansas Press).
In Case You Missed It
August 30, 2018 at 4:00 PM, ARKU 510-511
MEST Faculty Najib Ghadbian, Joel Gordon, Shirin Saeidi and graduate student Kaveh Bassiri will discuss internal and external perspectives on Iran in a forum moderated by Ted Swedenburg.
September 20, 2018 at 5:30 PM, GEAR 26
Karla Mallette, University of Michigan, examines the tangled relations between languages in the pre-modern Mediterranean.