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Excavating alternative histories

Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

Join the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies for a special program featuring three filmmakers -- Naeem Mohaiemen, Adam Khalil and Zach Khalil -- in discussion with NYU's Faye Ginsburg. This program will explore alternative histories and art that subverts traditional forms of ethnography. This event is co-organized with the Arab Film Collab, which consists of ArteEast, the Arab American National Museum, the Arab Film and Media Institute, and Mizna.

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A Siege of Salt and Sand — A Film About Climate Change in Tunisia

Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona

This film will be presented by its filmmaker, Sam McNeil, who recently graduated from the University of Arizona's School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies and School of Journalism. He will also be discussing how his dual degrees have shaped his career. The filmmaker will be introduced by Leila Hudson, Associate Professor, School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies.

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Mythmaking in Saudi Arabia: A Crown Seminar with Rosie Bsheer and Robert Vitalis

Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University

Participants are invited to attend a seminar on mythmaking in Saudi Arabia with Rosie Bsheer and Robert Vitalis which is co-sponsored by the Islamic and Middle Eastern studies program, Department of History, Department of Politics, and Religious Studies program at Brandeis University. It is free and open to the public.apply for an online course starting on January 11, 2021. The deadline for applications is Sunday, December 13.

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