Past Events

Nov20

Fourth Annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at GMU

In collaboration with the Fall for the Book Festival

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

Friday, November 20, 2020 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University and The Maydan, the Center’s public-facing scholarship platform, present the fourth annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies to be held on November 20, 2020, in collaboration with the Fall for the Book Festival. The colloquium will be between 9:30 am and 5:30 pm (EDT) on Zoom.

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Nov19

Annual MEIS Keynote Lecture

Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Join us November 19th at 1 PM for the 20200 MEIS Keynote Lecture "Cooking in the Cauldron Middle East Studies 1966-2020" Featuring Professor Suad Joseph.

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Nov5

CSC: "From Principle to Right: The Anti-colonial Reinvention of Self-Determination"

w/ Adom Getachew, the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Please join us virtually for this week's CSC talk, which will feature Adom Getachew presenting her work on the anti-colonial project of critics, intellectuals, and statesmen such as Nnamdi Azikiwe, W.E.B. DuBois and Kwame Nkrumah and the emergence of a right to self-determination as a distinctively anti-colonial ideal.

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