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MEIS Program

Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

MEIS

MEIS Highlights

MEIS Symposium

The MEIS Symposium took place on November 9th and Nov 15th, 2011. Videos from the symposium are available through the link below:

Symposium Videos

MEIS Keynote : Dr. Juan Cole Dr. Juan Cole

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MEIS Symposium Program

MEIS Program Background

In January 2011, spearheaded by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, Professor at Gender and Women's Studies Department, the College of Humanities received a major grant ($100,000) from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Education, Bridging Cultures Program, to establish a minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS): Read more on the background of the MEIS program .
MEIS Site Credits

Please click here for MEIS Site credits

Have you considered enrolling in MEIS minor?

MEIS courses offered in Fall 2013 include:

For more information contact Dr. Nayereh Tohidi at: 818-677-7218 or nayereh.tohidi@csun.edu

Advising is hosted in College of Humanities, Student Services Center/EOP, Jerome Richfield, Room 240, Phone: 818-677-4767. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:00-5:00 Wed 8:00-7:00

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Articles on the MEIS program are linked in this section:

Contact Us

MEIS
Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
CSU, Northridge
Sierra Hall 194
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8415
Telephone: (818) 677-6762
Facsimile: (818) 677-3605
E-mail: meis@csun.edu


MEIS Events

Wednesday, April 23, 2014. 12:30 - 1:25 p.m.
Sierra Hall 225

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Israelis Today, presented by Donna Rosenthal, author of The Israelis: Ordinary People in an Extraordinary Land. Donna Rosenthal will discuss the multiple ethnic, religious, national, and economic groups that comprise Israeli society. Please click here for more information..

February 27th, 2014. 12:15 p.m. Oviatt Library, Jack and Florence Ferman Room.
How Muslims Fight Back Islamic Extremism:
A Book Talk by Karima Bennoune
, Professor of International Law, University of California, Davis. (Reception to follow). Please click here for more information.

November 14th, 2013. 4:00 p.m.
Room 221 Jerome Richfield Hall Family Planning and Reproductive Health in Afghanistan: A Hands-on Case Study. A short film screening and discussion with Taraneh Salke. Please click here for more information

November 19, 2013. 12:15 p.m. (reception:1:45 p.m.) Jack and Florence Ferman Room, Oviatt Library.
Professor Ramin JahanbeglooNonviolence, Islam and the Paradigm of Cordoba, a book talk by Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, Department of Political Science, York University Please click here for more information.

September 24, 2013. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Whitsett Room, Sierra Hall 451. CITIZEN SUSPECT: Muslim Youth, State Surveillance, and Responsive Research Methodologies. Within this talk, Dr. Ali will explore the contours of youth identity formation and the methodological tensions of conducting research with a community under state surveillance. Please click here for more information.

July 18, 2013. Post-Election Iran: Rowhani and the Future of US-Iran Relations. Levantine Cultural Center, 5998 W. Pico Blvd.,Los Angeles CA 90035.  CSUN professor Nayereh Tohidi and Occidental College assistant professor Hussein Banai will question whether the newly elected Iranian President, Hassan Rowhani, will bring about substantial changes and positive reforms. Please click here for more information.

April 24, 2013. 4 p.m. VPAC, Room LA 181. Screening of documentary film "The Light in Her Eyes," about women in Syria prior to the revolution. Feminist filmmakers Julia Meltzer and Laura Nix will be there to discuss making the film. Please click this link for the event flyer.

March 6, 2013. 4 p.m. VPAC, Room LA 181. Screening of documentary film "The Suffering Grasses" and a discussion about the Syrian civil war with artist Fadia Afashe and actor Jihad Abdo. 6:30 p.m. New Sahara Gallery, 18860 Nordhoff Street, Suite 202. Reception and viewing of Afashe's "I Rise". Please click this link for the event flyer