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Lewis & Clark’s 1st Annual Middle East Studies Symposium

Date: March 4, 2015 - March 6, 2015

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The Middle East Initiative is proud to present… 
Lewis & Clark’s 1st Annual Middle East Studies Symposium
March 4-6th 
  
Wednesday 3/4
 
From Morocco to the UAE (and everywhere in between): Student Research Panel
Noa Raman, Gabby Henrie, Julia Duerst & Maia Erickson
11:30-1pm Albany Smith Hall (Refreshments provided)

Keynote Lecture:
Skyscrapers and Shadows: Reflections on an Ethnographic Research Trajectory in the Middle East
Dr. Andrew Gardner, University of Puget Sound
5-6:30pm Albany Smith Hall

Around the Table: (Free) Open Dinner at the Co-Op, Family Style
and Q&A w/ Dr. Gardner facilitated by Anthro Club
7pm Rusty Nail Co-Op 
 

 

Thursday 3/5

Conversations on Religion in the Middle East

w/ Imam Al-Dahlimy, Islamic Center of Portland, Sahar Bassyouni, Director of the Islamic School of Muslim Educational Trust & Ned Rosch, Jewish Voice for Peace
2-3:20pm Gregg Pavilion (refreshments provided)

Middle East Studies Faculty Roundtable
w/ Prof. Oren Kosansky (SOAN), Prof. Paul Powers (RELS) & Prof Cyrus Partovi (IA) 
4:30-6pm Gregg Pavilion (refreshments provided)

Friday 3/6

Conflict and Space: A Lecture on Modern Palestinian and Iraqi Literature
w/ Dr. Yasmeen Hanoosh, Portland State University & Ghayde Ghraowi, University of Texas Austin
10:30-12pm Albany Smith Hall (refreshments provided)

Film Screening of Encounter Point
Reconciling grievances in the pursuit of peace in Israel/Palestine
5-6:30pm Miller 105 (pizza provided)
 
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