Spring 2017 Lectures & Events

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE STARTING TIME OF THE LECTURES WAS ADVANCED TO 5:30 FROM 6:00 PM. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IN MIT ROOM 3-133.

February 27
Portraits of Oil Urbanism 
El Hadi Jazairy
AKPIA@MIT Post-Doctoral Fellow

Research Scientist
, Center for Advanced Urbanism, MIT
Bio & Abstract

March 20 
Toward a Methodology of Decolonizing Photography
Stephen Sheehi
Professor of Arabic Studies
William & Mary

Bio & Abstract

April 3
Graveyard of the Clerics:
Islamic Activism in Saudi Suburbia

Pascale Ménoret
Professor in Modern Middle East Studies, Brandeis
Bio & Abstract

April 24
No Direction Home: The Life and Legacy of Frantz Fanon
Adam Shatz
New York Based Author
Contributing Editor 
to the London Review of Books
Bio & Abstract


April 27
3:00 - 6:00 pm in MIT Room 4-231
Workshop - The Architecture of Refugees: The Question of Ethics 

May 1 
The Mosque and the Arcade: Academy and Nationhood in the Cold War Middle East
Burak Erdim 
AKPIA@MIT Post-Doctoral Fellow
North Carolina State University
Bio & Abstract

Mondays at 5:30 pm in MIT Room 3-133.
Free and open to the public.

SPECIAL EVENT
Symposium:
Stan Anderson and HTC

Friday May 5,  6 pm -  9 pm
Saturday May 6,  9 am - 6 pm
In the Long Lounge (MIT room 7-429)
Further details to be announced.