Near Eastern Studies on Campus
Related to the Near/Middle East
Affiliated academic departments & programs
Closely connected to the department through joint faculty members, cross-listed courses and collaborative events and projects.
Affiliated faculty in other departments
- Leila Tayeb (music)
- Esra Akcan (College of Architecture, Art, and Planning)
- Muhammad Iftikhar Dadi (history of art & visual studies)
- Rebekah Maggor (performing and media arts)
- Mostafa Minawi (history)
- Eric Tagliacozzo (history)
- Andrew Hicks (music)
- Cynthia Robinson (history of art & visual studies)
- Benjamin Anderson (history of art & visual studies)
- Caitlín Barrett (classics)
- Sturt Manning (classics)
- Eric Rebillard (history)
Campus Events of Interest
OCT 07Beirut Reconstructions This panel is organized to bring together architects and planners to comment on the ongoing reconstructions in Beirut after the deadly explosion of August 4, 2020, by contextualizing it in the city...
OCT 07“In Search of a Modern Muslim: The Life and Works of... Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817-1898) was a major Muslim figure in nineteenth century colonial India whose critical work on religion, education, archaeology and science influenced generations...
OCT 19Jewish Trans Brazil: Identity, Activism & Music Come learn how Jewish transgender Brazilians are building visibility within São Paulo's straight Jewish spaces and Christian LGBTQ spaces. We'll hear from the Latin grammy-winning...
OCT 21“The Institutional Sources of Islamic ‘Moderation’ i... As both Muslim and Western governments increasingly seek the help of so-called “moderate” Muslim leaders, we still know little about why some of them are better able to mitigate the...
NOV 04“Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the ... At the turn of the twentieth century, thousands of Central Asians made the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. Traveling long distances, many lived for extended periods in Ottoman cities dotting the routes...
NOV 18“A-typical Muslims: A Discourse of ‘True’ and ‘Tnteg... ‘Our parents couldn’t teach us what Islam actually is!’ This assertion, made by a 24-year-old youth, epitomizes the critical stance of second-generation Italian-Bangladeshis...
DEC 02“Rare Islamic Books in the Olin Library Collection,”... Our CMS seminar today will be led by the curator of the Middle Eastern Collection in Olin Library, who will be hosting us to see precious objects in the library's collection about Islam. ...View all events