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10 Nov 2021

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A Virtual Conversation on Women and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 3:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Speaker: Golnoosh Hakimdavar, Homeira Qaderi, Nadia Sakhi, Sahar Fetrat

12 Nov 2021

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13 Nov 2021

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Women's Filmmaking in the Aftermath of the Uprisings

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 11:00am
Online
Sponsored By: 
Georgetown University

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Join the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University and the Ten Years On Project for an online panel discussion with prominent Arab woman filmmakers who have documented the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Uprisings, in the region capturing both pivotal moments and everyday life in Yemen, Libya, and Saudi Arabia

13 Nov 2021

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Afghan History, Culture, and the Young Refugee Experience

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 11:00am
online
Sponsored By: 
The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

13 Nov 2021

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Designing the Future: African Visions for a Just World

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
online

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Topics will include Afro-futurism, Black Lives Matter, Pan-Africanism, ancient, medieval, and colonial history, cultural studies, films, and literature, environment and justice, and Covid-19 in African. Access to all other African Studies Association 2020 panels on November 19-21 is included. A certificate of attendance will be provided upon request. The optional evening session will be a showing of the documentary of BlacknBlack.

13 Nov 2021

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Dune and Islam: How to Understand the Movie

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 3:00pm
Online

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Speakers: Carl Ernst, Michael Muhammad

Description: Frank Herbert’s Dune is inspired by themes from the history of Islam that are both direct and subtle. Carl Ernst and Michael Muhammad Knight will discuss the new film and the book it is based on and explore how Islam is part of its foundation. The live free webinar is a fundraiser to benefit the Peck Fund for Teaching Excellence, which is devoted to supporting and recognizing teaching among graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies at UNC, Chapel Hill.

15 Nov 2021

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The Oldest Guard: Landowners, Local Memory, and the Making of the Zionist Settler Past

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 4:00pm
Sponsored By: 
The University of Texas Austin Center for Middle Eastern Studies

*Promoted by University of Pittsburgh*

Speakers: Liora Halperin

16 Nov 2021

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From Islamic Sources to Iroquoian Inscriptions

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
George Mason University

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

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