Middle East and Islamic Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Apr20

THEEB: Film Screening and Discussion, April 20

Global Programs

Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers' quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well located along the old pilgrimage route to Mecca.

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Apr18

LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: Reflections on the United States and the Middle East

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1201

Robert Malley was appointed Vice President for Policy at the International Crisis Group in March 2017. He had been Special Assistant to the President, Senior Advisor to the President for the Counter-ISIL campaign, and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Region in 2015-2016; prior to that he was Senior Director for the Gulf Region and Syria.

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Apr12

Evoking Place: Fifty Years of Landscapes from the Art Museum of the Americas

Opening reception for a student-curated exhibition event

History and Art History

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Art & Design Building, Fine Arts Gallery, First Floor

This exhibition, which runs from April 12-29, showcases 30 landscapes by 29 artists from 14 countries selected from the permanent collection of the Art Museum of the Americas in Washington DC. It is completely curated by students in Professor Michele Greet's ARTH 495/ARTH 599 courses.

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