Location: Fine Arts Auditorium
*Sponsored by IU Hillel
Location: Ballantine Hall, Rm 310
*Co-Sponsoring with Jewish Studies Program
“Covering Islam 2015 with Arsalan Iftikhar”
Location: Grand Hall of the Neal Marshall Black Cultural Center
Lunch and a Lecture: "Does Iran still need a Supreme Leader?", by Prof. Choksy
Location: CSME, 1105 E Atwater
"My Voice Is My Weapon": Book Signing and Lecture by Prof. David McDonald
Location: IMU, Dogwood Room
Forum discussion with University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Prof. Haider Ala Hamoudi
Location: Maurer School of Law, Rm 213
"States of Palestine at the International Arena: A Discussion on Current Events in Palestine" - A Lecture by Dr. Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations
Jan. 20, 2015
Congratulations to CSME affiliate professor, Dr. Salih Altoma, for receiving the Mentoring Award from the Middle East Studies Association! The MESA Mentor Award recognizes exceptional retired faculty members and the contributions they have made to educating and training others.
Congratulations to CSME affiliate professor of ethnomusicology, Dr. David McDonald, for receiving two of the field's top honors for excellence in folklore and ethnomusicology scholarship! Prof. McDonald received the Chicago Folklore Prize for his book "My Voice Is My Weapon", and the Jaap Kunst Prize for his article "Imaginaries of Exile and Emergence in Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Hip-Hop".