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Tennessee Initiative for Middle East Studies Events


  • August 25: Workshop
    Baker Center, "Islamists and Authoritarianism: Contestation, Collaboration, or Co-optation?" 
  • September 14: Sabine Schmidtke
    "An Anonymous Jewish Refutation of Samawʾal al-Maghribī's (d. 1175) Ifḥām al-yahūd"
  • September 24: Eric Cline
    7:30pm, Hodges Library, "1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed"
  • September 25 Mohammedail Yaseen Taha
    5-6:30pm, AMB 27 at 5:00-6:30pm
  • October 6: Federico Donelli (Oct 6)
    3:30pm, BCC, "The 'New Frontier' of Turkey's Foreign Policy: Chance or Challenge?"
  • October 22: Jack Shaheen
    6 pm, Toyota Auditorium, Baker Center, "Arabs and Muslims in American Popular Culture"
  • October 22-24: Arab Cultural Fair
  • October 26-27: Jonathan Brown
    7pm lecture at Cox Auditorium, "Freedom of Expression in Islam and the West"
  • February 29, Samar Ali, Baker Center
    "Countering Violent Extremism in Syria and Beyond"
  • April 15-17, SERMEISS
    Baker Center, Southeast Regional Middle East & Islamic Studies Seminar Spring Meeting
  • April 23
    The Arabesque Ensemble of Chicago (sponsored by Ready for the World, Music Series)
    2pm Musical Presentation and short lecture

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