MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (MESA) 18-21 NOV. 2017
The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies is participating at the annual meeting for Middle Eastern Studies Association (MESA) in Washington D.C. Faculty members, students and alumni are panel organizers, presenters, chairs and discussants.
Saturday, 11/18/17 5:30pm
Panel: Anxieties, Resistances, and the Clergy in Egyptian and Iranian Film
Heba Arafa, Maslaha: a Film Sanctioning Apparatus or a Covert Censorship?
Sunday, 11/19/17 at 8:00am
Panel: Form and Language in Arabic Poetics
Suzanne Stetkevych, Al-Ittijah al-Mu`akis: Al-Ma`arri's Luzumiyyat and the Poetics of Constriction
Sunday, 11/19/17 at 1:00pm
Panel: The Exegetical Tradition of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine
Emma Gannagé: The Classification of Medicine in Some Commentaries on Avicenna's Canon
Sunday, 11/19/17 at 3:30pm
Panel: Apology Accepted? Combatting Islamophobia without Sacrificing Critical Perspective in the Academy
Judd King, How combatting Islamophobia while maintaining a critical perspective ...
Sunday, 11/19/17 at 3:30pm
Panel: The Occult in Islamicate Society: The Cases of Magic and Alchemy
Pamela Klasova, Magical and inspired speech in Early Islam
Monday 11/20/2017 at 8:00am
Roundtable: Conducting Archival Research in MENA: Current Challenges, Creative Solutions.
Anny Gaul, About current research landscape in both Egypt and Morocco ...
Monday 11/20/2017 at 10:30am
Panel: Between Continuity and Change: Conceptualizing Slavery, Tyranny, Gender, and Tolerance in Islamic Thought and the Middle East.
Amin Tais, Constructing Gender Egalitarianism in Islamic Feminist Discourses.
Mohammed El Sayed Bushra, Conceptual change through transformation of linguistic norms: Tyranny in the Arab Muslim context
Panel: Poetics of the Political
Katrien Vanpee, Poetic bay'a: Allegiance performance and patronage dynamics in the televised poetry competition Sha'ir al-Milyun
Tuesday, 11/21/18 at 8:00am
Panel: Literary Genealogy in Medieval and Modern Iberia and North Africa
Enass Khansa, How an Anthology Curated a Caliphate: On al-'Iqd (The Necklace) and the Umayyads of al-Andalus.
Tuesday 11/21/2017 at 1:00pm
Panel: Colonialism and Culinary Cultures in the Middle East and North Africa
Anny Gaul, Mother sauces, civilizing process: reading cuisine in Egypt and Morocco
MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES ASSOCIATION (MESA) 17-20 NOV. 2016
The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies is participating at the annual meeting for Middle Eastern Studies Association (MESA) in Boston. Faculty members, students and alumni are panel organizers, presenters, chairs and discussants.
Prof. Suzanne P. Stetkevych: Mourning and Performing: al-Maʿarrī’s Elegy to al-Sharīf al-Ṭāhir al-Mūsawī
Marya Hannun (PhD candidate): Gender and Conflict: Activism, Resilience, and Disengagement
Nabil Hage Ali (PhD): Reconceptualizing Islam in 1970s Shī‘ī Lebanon: The “Men of Mosques
Pamela Klasova (PhD candidate): Dramatizing narrative through eloquent speech: The khuṭab of al-Ḥajjāj b. Yūsuf in history and adab works
Prof. Suzanne P. Stetkevych: Purpose, Cross-Purpose, Re-Purpose: Performance and Politics in the Classical Arabic Qasida
Cynthia Brandenburg (PhD candidate): The Elegy as Double-Edged Sword: Jarīr’s Rithā' to his Wife