Humanities Seminars In Jewish & Middle Eastern Studies

The Humanities Seminar in Jewish and Middle Eastern Studies Presents

Thursday, April 8, 2021, 5:00 pm

  • The Nahdda and the Haskala: A Comparative Reading of "Revival" and "Reform"
  • Lital Levy, Princeton University

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 5:00 pm

  • The Age of Coexistence: The Ecumenical Frame and the Making of the Modern Arab World
  • Ussama Makdisi, Rice University

Thursday, April 29, 2021, 5:00 pm

  • The Colonized Semites and the Infectious Disease: Anti-Semitism in the Levant, 1870–1914
  • Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 5:00 pm

  • The Literary Qur'an: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb
  • Hoda El Shakry, University of Chicago

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:00 pm

  • After Jews and Arabs: Remaking Levantine Culture
  • Ammiel Alcalay, CUNY-Graduate Center

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 5:00 pm

  • Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema
  • Deborah Starr, Cornell University


Join the lecture on April 8 with this Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 919 9680 7832
Passcode: 131496

Free and open to the public.

For questions contact:
Sponsors: The Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Middle Eastern Studies Program, and the Jewish Studies Program.