Middle East

Middle East

International Women's Day 2014

In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.

Beyond Argo & The Shahs of Sunset: A True Portrait of Iranian Americans

A lecture by Mehdi Bozorgmehr
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Join Mehdi Bozorgmehr for a discussion of Iranian immigration to the U.S. from the mid-1960s to the present. Bozorgmehr offers an up-to-date and objective profile of Iranian Americans, challenging some of the existing stereotypes about this misunderstood ethnic group. 

Nadeem Aslam: The Novelist and the War on Terror

A Reading by the Author
Friday, November 22, 2013
6 PM
Julius S. Held Auditoriu,m 304 Barnard Hall

The Barnard International Artist Series welcomes Pakistani author Nadeem Aslam for a reading from his most recent novel, The Blind Man’s Garden. Set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11, his novel explores one family’s losses, and the simplest, most enduring human impulses.

On Human Bondage in Ancient Egypt

A lecture by Ellen Morris ’91
Thursday, March 28, 2013
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

 

Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self. 

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