Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Events

The Feeling of Being Watched, a film by Assia Boundaoui

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 2:15pm to 4:30pm

Assia Boundaoui

In the Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago where director Assia Boundaoui grew up, most of her neighbors think they have been under surveillance for over a decade. While investigating their experiences, Assia uncovers tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents that prove her hometown was the subject of one of the largest counterterrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11, Read more

Gendered Trauma and the Politics of Unchilding

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:30pm

Incarcerated Childhood and thee Politics of Unchilding

Lecture followed by book signing with Dr.Nedera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, human rights advocate. UNCHILDING: the political work of violence designed to create, direct, govern, transform & construct colonized children as dangerous, racialized others, enabling their eviction from the realm of childhood itself. Read more

Gendered Trauma and the Politics of Unchilding

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:30pm

Nadera Flyer

Join us as we welcome Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian to CSUN, where she will discuss her new book, Incarcerated Childhood and the Politics of Unchilding.

Unchilding: The political work of violence designed to create, direct, govern, transform and construct colonized children, as dangerous, raciallized others, enabling their eviction from the realm of childhood itself. Read more

Naila and the Uprising

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Naila and the Uprising

Join Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) at CSUN for a film screening and discussion of the award-winning film, Naila and the Uprising, directed by Julia Bacha. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Rana Sharif (GWS & MEIS) and Dr. Jody Myers (Jewish & Religious Studies & MEIS), moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi (GWS & MEIS).  Read more

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