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2015-2016

"Reflections on Islam's Other Islams: Countering Sunni Hegemonies"

Juan Campo, Associate Professor, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara

"Legacies of Other Pasts in Egypt: Reading Difference in al-Nubi and Wahat al-ghurub"

Mary Youssef, Assistant Professor of Arabic, Classical and Near Eastern Studies, SUNY Binghamton

"Certainties and Contingencies of Empire’s End in the Ottoman Lands and its Frontiers, 1918-1923"

Hasan Kayali, Associate Professor, History, UC San Diego

"Rare Islamic Books in the Olin Library Collection"

Laurent Ferri, Curator, Rare Books and Manuscripts and Ali Houissa, Curator, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Cornell University

"Between Commodities and Muslim/Non-Muslim Cultural Exchange: Eastern Mediterranean Trade in the Early Modern Era"

Elena Frangakis-Syrett, Professor of History, Graduate Center, CUNY

"Producing Modern Muslims: Everyday Ethics in Late-Colonial India"

Farina Mir, Associate Professor, History, University of Michigan

"The Political Economy of Homonationalism / Islamophobia"

Peter Drucker, Professsor, International Institute for Research and Education (IIRE)

"Muslims, Americans, and the Contemporary Legacies of Colonial Rule in the Philippines"

Patricio Abinales, Professor, Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

"Islam in Black and White: 'Mohammedanism, Progress, and Anticolonial Politics in the Early Twentieth-Century Gold Coast Press"

Carina Ray, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, Brandeis University

"Arab/American Studies: Transnationality Before the Transnational Turn"

Sarah Gualtieri, Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Department of History and Middle East Studies, University of Southern California

"'Who is this Nazrul?' Cross-border Perplexities in the Study of a Bengali Literary-Cultural Hero"

Rachel Fell McDermott, Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Columbia University

Film: Standstill

Directed by Majdi El-Omari, Palestinian/Canadian Film-maker, Montreal, Canada

"How Far Is Far? The Place of the Arab-Muslim World in the Global Transformation of Time, 1870s-1930s"

Vanessa Ogle, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

"The Mediterranean in the Cold War: A World Historical Perspective"

Edmund Burke, Research Professor of Modern Middle Eastern and World History, History Department, UC Santa Cruz

"A King Along the Niger River: French Colonialism, Bargains of Collaboration, and the Rule of Law, 1879-1918"

Richard Roberts, Professor of History, Stanford University