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Exhibit: Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey

November 1, 2017 | 8:00 am - March 12, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States

“Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey” details the extensive collections held by Duke University Library. The Library’s Turkish satirical journals and cartoons span from the late 19th century to the present. The exhibition highlights three themes: Historical … Continued

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10:00 am

Conference: Documentary and Palestine

December 1, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Downtown Durham Durham, United States

  Join AMES 204FS for a conference at the Center for Documentary Studies! 10:00 - 11:30 am: AMES 204FS Student Documentary Projects with Discussant Soraya Albuelhiga, University of California, San Diego. 11:30 - 12:30: Lunch 12:30 pm - 2:30: Presentations … Continued

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2:30 pm

Lecture: Sound, Architecture, and Islamic Reform: The Attenuation of Ritual Resonance in the Built Environment of Cairene Saint Veneration, Dr. Michael Frishkopf

December 1, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

  Dr. Michael Frishkopf's latest edited volume brings together the perspectives of ethnomusicology, Islamic studies, art history, and architecture to investigate how sound production in built environments is central to Muslim religious and cultural expression. Join us for a discussion … Continued

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