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Speaker(s) / Presenter(s) Date
“The Street is Ours”: Beirut Graffiti and the Art of Beautification, Commemoration & Social Critique." Nadine Sinno
Public Lecture: "From Arab nationalism to New Media" Dr. Keith Walters (Portland State University) -
Claudia Roden "Gefilte Fish and Couscous" Claudia Roden
Katherine Bullock “Women and Islam” Katherine Bullock
Mina Yazdani “Religious Diversity in Iran” Mina Yazdani
Religion, Identity and Competing Visions of Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia Professor Devin Deweese
“The Arab World and American Democracy” Dr. Jacob Berman -
Public Lecture: "Hittites, Greeks, and Others: Interaction between Ancient Anatolia, Greece, and the Levant" Dr. H. Craig Melchert (UCLA) -
“The Arab Spring: The Youth Revolts of the Arab World Aren't Over Juan Cole
Yousif Sheronik “Percussion of the Middle East” Yousif Sheronik
Tanya Habjouqa, Palestinian Photography
Susannah Heschel: "Ohavay Zion" Susannah Heschel -
"Religion, Identity and Competing Visions of Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia" Devin Deweese
Public Lecture: "Sign Languages of Israel" Dr. Mark Aronoff (Stony Brook University) -
"The Israelite Samaritan Today: Past, Present and Looking to the Future." Benyamim (Benny) Tsedaka -
"My Father’s Paradise: How a Jewish Kid from Los Angeles Traveled to Wartime Iraq in Search of Roots, Identity and His Father's Improbable Life Story " Ariel Sabar
"Sleepless Nights/Wasted Time: Seeking Islam in Egypt's Hollywood" Joel Gordon -
The Significance of Being First; Competing: Jewish and Arab Discourses Ilan Troen
“Democracy at Risk Around the World” with Amaney Jamal; co-sponsored by QPSIR Amaney Jamal -
“Islamist Thought and the Egyptian Revolution” Mohammad Fadel
"How US Policy on Palestine Contributes to the Impasse." Rashid Khalidi
UK Art Museum opening of the exhibit "Containing Culture: Art of the Middle East"
"Pilgrimage in a Tourist Age: The Case of Birthright Israel and the Shaping of Jewish Identity" Shaul Kelner
Living in Times of Regression: A Personal Account Ahmed Herzenni, Ph.D. -