Author Archives: Dan Perlman

Al-Quds-Bard Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship

The Al Quds Bard Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Program AQB College for Liberal Arts and Sciences Abu Dis, Palestine The Program Living and working in the West Bank, AQB Fellows serve as full-time writing tutors for the Al Quds Bard undergraduate and … Continue reading

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Arab Image Foundation Internship Opportunities

CALL FOR INTERNS: Apply now for spring and summer 2012 Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . THE ARAB IMAGE FOUNDATION SEEKING INTERNS FOR ITS PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT The Arab Image Foundation (AIF) offers internships for … Continue reading

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FILM: “The Nightingale’s Prayer”, 6:30 P.M. Olin LC 115, Wed. 2/15

The Nightingale’s Prayer directed by Henri Barakat, 1959 The Nightingale’s Prayer is the story of Amna, a young girl who seeks revenge for the death of her sister. Her desire for vengeance leads her to love, danger, and confusion about … Continue reading

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Tweets from Tahrir–from Cyber World to Printed Page

2/21   6:30 P.M.   Olin 102 Nadia Idle, co-editor of “Tweets from Tahrir”, will discuss the roles that Twitter played as a medium of relaying information during the first phase of the revolution, the process of and assembling the tweets to … Continue reading

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The Foundation for International Education + AMIDEAST

The Foundation for International Education and AMIDEAST have partnered to offer an expanded summer 2012 program, Peace and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East and Beyond, now including the opportunity to study Intensive Arabic Language if your student chooses. We … Continue reading

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Study-Abroad Opportunity

Al-Quds Bard Study Abroad Program Abu Dis, Palestine This distinctive program offers intellectually curious students an unparalleled academic experience: the chance to study with Palestinian students at a college dedicated to the pursuit of intellectual inquiry, the promotion of critical … Continue reading

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FILM: “The Battle of Algiers”, 6:30 P.M. Olin LC 115, Wed. 2/8

The Battle of Algiers directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966   Description Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, this 1966 film caused intense controversy on its initial release, and was banned in many Western countries. Since then, it has become an iconic film … Continue reading

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FILM. “The Yacoubian Building”. 6:30 P.M. Wednesday, Nov. 30. Olin LC 115.

Cairo through Cinema: “The Yacoubian Building” Wednesday, November 30th 6:30 P.M. Olin LC 115 “The Yacoubian Building” directed by Marwan Hamed, Egypt, 2006 161 min. “Cairo: a 70-year-old building of once-luxury flats with tenements on the roof. Zika, an aging … Continue reading

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