Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Events

A Room From Damascus in LA

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

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A Lecture by Linda Komaroff. Dr. Komaroff has served as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Curator of Islamic Art and Department Head, Art of the Middle East, since 1995. She is the author and editor of several books, including an edited volume entitled "Exhibiting the Middle East: Collections and Perceptions of Islamic Art" (Ars Orientalis, vol. 30, 2000), and has  Read more

Compulsory Veiling (Hijab) and Stealthy Freedom in Iran

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Masih Alinejad

 A Conversation with Masih Alinejad, moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, Director of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies & Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. Masih Alinejad is a prominent Iranian Journalist, renowned for her critical and courageous  Read more

Pacific Institute Talk Series: Muslim Voices Against Extremism

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 6:30pm

Nayereh Tohidi

Pacific Institute Talk Series: Muslim Voices Against Extremism. Keynote speakers: Nayereh Tohidi, CSUN Professor and Director of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies; Ozgur Koca, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School Professor of Islamic Studies; Jihad Turk, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School Read more

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