Contours of the Middle East and North Africa 2018-2019 Schedule

Please note: As many of the sessions will feature guest speakers in addition to the program facilitators, most dates are still being finalized. Dates for the fall semester will be fixed by the first session. Participants are expected to make a good faith effort to attend each session, some of which may be held on Friday afternoons. Topics are subject to change.

Fall Semester

  • Friday, October 5, 2:00-4:30 PM— The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • Friday, October 19, TBA— The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
  • TBD — The Arab Gulf States
  • TBD — An Arab Renaissance
  • TBD — Iran, Part I

Spring Semester

  • TBD — Iran, Part II
  • TBD — North Africa
  • TBD — Turkey
  • TBD — Sexuality and Gender
  • TBD — Bringing it All Together