Dec
01

Souffles-Anfas: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics

5 - 6:30 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340, Sultan Conference Room

Souffles-Anfas: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics introduces and makes available, for the first time in English, an incandescent corpus of experimental leftist writing from North Africa. Founded in 1966 by Abdellatif La├óbi and a small group of avant-garde Moroccan poets and artists and banned in 1972, Souffles-Anfas was one … Continued

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Dec
07

Disoriental: Music from Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon and the Gulf

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Morrison Hall 125

Enjoy an evening of music from across the Middle East and North Africa, performed by Disoriental, an ensemble of UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. This activity has been partially funded by a grant from the Sultan Program of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley, with additional support from the American … Continued

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Dec
09

MENA Salon: Semester in Review

3 - 4 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340, Sultan Conference Room

On Fridays at 3:00 during the semester, the CMES hosts an informal weekly coffee hour and guided discussion of current events in the Middle East and North Africa, open to all and free of charge.

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Dec
15

2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Jews and Muslims will delve into that convergence during a month-long program (June 26 – July 26, 2017) dedicated to the study of the ethnic, cultural, and religious complexity of Morocco through study of darija (the local Arabic dialect) and Moroccan Jewish civilization with renowned specialists Professor Emily Gottreich (UC Berkeley) and Professor Aomar Boum … Continued

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