Past Conferences

Emergency Legal Cultures: British Imperial Legacies
February 26, 2018

In recent years, “The State of Emergency” as a philosophical, critical and meta-legal concept, has received much attention, particularly through the... read more »

Middle East Studies: Dissident Subjects
April 6, 2017 to April 8, 2017

The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies is honored to announce an international conference to honor Prof. miriam cooke’s multifaceted... read more »

Global Asian Health Humanities: Colonialisms and Imperialisms
February 24, 2017

Presented by the Asian Global Health Humanities Working Group. Co-Sponsored by Humanities Futures, the Health Humanities Lab,  the Program in Gender... read more »

Theorizing Colonial Cinemas
November 12, 2016

This workshop brings together scholars and archivists who are seriously engaged in the films of the early twentieth century and their divided... read more »

Middle East in Latin America
October 21, 2016

A symposium exploring Arab and Middle Eastern communities in Latin America—whether Muslim (Sunni, Shia, Druze), Jewish, Christian, or secular—in... read more »

Growing Old: Post Utopian Personhood in Israeli Cultural Production
September 24, 2016 to September 26, 2016

One of the main tropes of modern Hebrew literature—in contradistinction to ancient and medieval literatures—is “youth.” It seems almost natural that... read more »