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Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Lecture: “Shaping Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century” with Dr. Daniel Orrells and Dr. Lindsay Allen (King’s College London)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Wednesdays at the Center: “The Geopolitics of Conspiracy from Turkey to Trump” with Professor Erdağ Göknar (Duke University)

Film Screening: Docunight #49 [Durham]: “Weavers” & “Warm Breezes”

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Lecture: “After the Rebellion: Religion, Rebels & Jihad” by Professor Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Study Abroad Fair

Seminar: “The Regime Change Consensus: Iraq in American Politics, 1990-2003” with Joseph Stieb (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Cultural Event: Urdu Majlis

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Persian Art Center in Carolina: “A New look at Shahnameh” with Loghman Za’im

Performance: Didar – “Beholding the Beloved” with Amir Koushkani and Seemi Ghazi

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Global Education Fair

Research Presentation: Lebanese Fulbright Scholars

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Lecture: “Terrorism: MisKOnceptions in America” with Dr. Charles Kurzman (UNC)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Postponed – Lecture: “17 Years at War” with General Stanley McChrystal

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Postponed: Undergraduate Presentation: “Millennial Jihad” by Jovan Baclious and Austin Blair

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Seminar: “From Muslim Cool to Umi’s Archive: Thinking with Black Islam” with Prof. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer (University of Michigan)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Discussion: “Human Rights in Practice – Transitional Justice in the 21st Century: Developments and Challenges” with David Tolbert

Lecture: “Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States” with Su’ad Abdul Khabeer (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Duke on Gender Colloquium: “Black Muslims and the Black Arts Movement” with Ellen McLarney (Duke) and Su’ad Abdul Khabeer (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Lecture: “Combined Arms Warfare in the Mongol Empire” with Dr. Timothy May (University of North Georgia)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Performance: جشن مهرگان Mehregan Festival

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

New Date: Interfaith Panel Discussion: “For a peaceful coexistence…”

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

New Date – Duke’s Global Studies Experience

Middle East Film Series: Starless Dreams

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Wednesdays at the Center: “Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition” with Professor Omid Safi (Duke University)

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

MSA Live: “Defining Patriotism” with Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

Exhibition: ‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora’

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