Jun 2022

02 Jun 2022

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Decolonizing Museum Archives: Reinterpreting the Reisner Excavations in Sudan

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Sponsored By: 
The Archaeological Research Facility, Center for African Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, the Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion, and the Palestine Exploration Fund

Decolonizing Museum Archives: Reinterpreting the Reisner Excavations in Sudan: A lecture in the series "Unsilencing the Archives"

Speaker: Elizabeth Minor, Wellesley College

02 Jun 2022

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MasterClass on Eurasia: Working With Soviet Images

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 12:30pm
Online

Using the case of Soviet visual culture, this masterclass asks how scholars from various disciplines can productively engage with images. Which analytical tools are available? What is the relationship between text and image? Was Stalinist culture logocentric, was it, in other words, dominated by one category of signs? What kinds of logic become operative with visual signs, is there such a thing as an irreducible visuality - is "a picture worth a thousand words"? We will examine a variety of images, ranging from newspaper photographs to agitprop posters to easel paintings.

04 Jun 2022

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Thunderbird Book Launch and Teacher Workshop

Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Online
Sponsored By: 
The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Middle Eastern StudiesThe Arab American National Museum, and the University of Michigan Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
CENTRAL TIME

Thunderbird Book Launch and Teacher Workshop

08 Jun 2022

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Book Launch: Governance and Domestic Policymaking in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:45pm
online Singapore Time

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh NOTE Singapore Time

18 Jun 2022

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Understanding Islam and Muslims: An Institute for Educators

Sunday, June 19, 2022 (All day) to Saturday, July 2, 2022 (All day)
Online

The Dar al Islam Teachers' Institutes have been held at our famous facilities in Abiquiu, New Mexico since 1994.

Our goal is to enable educators to teach about Islam with greater confidence. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the basic tenets of Islam, and see firsthand how Islam works in the daily lives of the program’s Muslim faculty and staff.

Through discourse, study of texts, and interaction with Muslims, some of the questions we seek to address include: