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The Postcolonial Rot Spreads Beyond Middle East Studies

FRONT PAGE MAG
by Bruce Thornton
June 15, 2015

In theory, Middle East Studies programs are a good idea. One of the biggest impediments to countering modern jihadism has been the lack of historical knowledge about the region and Islam. 110 more words

Israel & Middle East

An Introduction to the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

In this guest post written by Frances S. Hasso on behalf of the co-editors of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, we learn more about the aesthetic changes undertaken during the transition to Duke University Press, both inside and outside the journal. 568 more words

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The Middle East Studies Program presents a USC Dornsife-Farhang Foundation Iranian Studies Initiative Lecture
Neither East nor West: The Roots of the Iranian Quest for Self-Suficiency… 205 more words

Events

Nader Shah: Warlord or National Hero? The Eighteenth Century in Iranian Historiography

The Middle East Studies Program presents a USC Dornsife-Farhang Foundation
Iranian Studies Initiative Lecture

Nader Shah: Warlord or National Hero?
The Eighteenth Century in Iranian Historiography… 194 more words

Events

Call for Papers: The Gender and Sexuality of Militarization, War and Violence

The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies invites feminist scholars working in any discipline or interdisciplinary area in the interpretive social sciences and humanities to submit area-specific manuscripts on any topic related to the theme of “The Gender and Sexuality of Militarization, War and Violence.” 100 more words

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History Department Open House

Thinking about becoming a History Major or Minor? Interested in taking a History class? Just curious about History? Join fellow students and faculty to chat about History and enjoy light refreshments at our Open House Event! 35 more words

Courses

Tikkun Wins 2014 Magazine of the Year Award

Congratulations to Tikkun, winner of the prestigious 2014 “Magazine of the Year: Overall Excellence in Religion Coverage” award from the Religion Newswriters Association! The Religion Newswriters Association’s awards recognize journalism excellence by measuring a magazine’s grasp on a diversity of religion issues. 135 more words

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