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OPEN HOUSE | Wednesday, November 16 4-6p.m. | Olin LC 208

Middle Eastern Studies **Open House** Wednesday November 16 4-6pm Come and meet MES faculty and students. Find out about Spring courses and study abroad programs. Refreshments will be served.

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LECTURE | Syria and the Arab Uprisings | Wednesday, November 9 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm | OLIN LC 115

Middle Eastern Studies Speaker Series “Syria and the Arab Uprisings” Bassam Haddad, Assistant Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs, Director of the Middle East Studies Program, George Mason University Wednesday, November 9 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm Olin LC 115 … Continue reading

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FILM | “Terrorism and Kebab” | Wednesday, November 2 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Olin LC 115

Film Series: Cairo Through Cinema “Terrorism and Kebab” Wednesday, November 2 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm Olin LC 115 Directed by Sherif Arafa Egypt, 1992, 105mins Arabic with English subtitles “Terrorism and Kebab” is a farce denouncing the absurdity of bureaucracy … Continue reading

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FILM | “Adrift on the Nile” | Wednesday, October 19 · 6:30pm | Olin LC115

Film Series: Cairo Through Cinema Cairo Through Cinema: “Adrift on the Nile” Wednesday, October 19 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm Olin LC115 “Adrift on the Nile” Directed by Hussein Kamal Egypt, 1971, 115mins Arabic with English subtitles In “Adrift on the … Continue reading

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FILM: A Man in Our House | Wed. Oct. 5th @ 6:30 p.m. | Olin LC 115

Film Series: Cairo Through Cinema A Man in Our House Wednesday October 5th at 6:30 p.m. Olin LC 115 Directed by Henri Barakat Egypt, 1961, 159mins Arabic with English subtitles Based on the famous novel by Ihsan Abdel Qoddous, this … Continue reading

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A presentation by The Freedom Theatre | Thursday, October 20 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Olin Hall

The Freedom Theatre’s presentation will include a short video of several of The Freedom Theatre’s previous productions, including Animal Farm and Alice in Wonderland. The actors will then present sections of their latest production, devised from monologues they have written … Continue reading

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TALK: “Fishing for the Past: Mediated Memories in a Palestinian Refugee Gathering, South Lebanon” | Tuesday, September 20 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm | Olin 102

Middle Eastern Studies Speaker Series presents Fishing for the Past: Mediated Memories in a Palestinian Refugee Gathering, South Lebanon Tuesday, September 20 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm Olin 102 “Terrace of the Sea” was shot in 2008 in Jal el Bahar, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 3.9.11 | Documentary “Arna’s Children” | 6:30 p.m. in OLIN 102

Award Winning Documentary *Arna’s Children* Dir. Juliano Mer Khamis Israel, 2004, 84mins Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles Arna Mer (1929-1995) led in the last years of her life a small theatre group of Palestinian children on the West Bank. … Continue reading

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