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Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

K-12 Workshop: She Who Tells a Story: Women and Gender in the Middle East

Conference: Cultures of Reading in the Ancient Mediterranean

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Discussion: “US-Israel Relations: Between the White House, Congress, and the Israeli Government” with Amir Tibon

Ackland Film Forum: The Blessed

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Lecture: “Iran’s Wicked Water Problems and Politics with Kaveh Madani”

Performance: Latif Bolat

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

K-12 Workshop: Global North Carolina Bringing International Competencies to Teachers & Classrooms

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Book Talk: “Domestic Violence, Islam and Feminism: A Difficult Conversation” with Dr. Juliane Hammer

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Ackland Film Forum: Mussolini’s Sister

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

CANCELED: Public Talk: “Help a Woman, Help the Planet” with Annie Griffiths

Conversation: “Razia’s Ray of Hope: Girls Education in Afghanistan” with Razia Jan

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Panel Discussion: “Southbound: War and the Recreation of Culture”

Public Conversation with Rafiq Bhatia, Building Bridges: Muslims in America

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Public Talk: “Brothers Behind Borders: Islamism and Nationalism in the Middle East” with Abdullah Al-Arian (Georgetown University, Qatar)

Photo Books Pop-Up: Rare and Special Photo Books from the Sloane Art Library Collection

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Persian Art Center in Carolina: “Poetry of Entanglement and Barbed Seats in Farhadi’s Cinema” with Ehsan Sheikholharam

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Global Careers Meet-and-Greet

Panel Discussion: “US-Taliban Negotiations: Background, Process, and Potential Impact”

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

UNC World View Community College Symposium: Confronting Poverty Globally and Locally

History Colloquium: “The Throne of Syria – Muslim Aristocrats, Imperial Transition, and the Interwar Monarchical Order” with Adam Mestyan (Duke) and Michael Provence (UC San Diego)

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

UNC World View Community College Symposium: Confronting Poverty Globally and Locally

Workshop: Been Here, Still Here: Muslims and Islamophobia 101

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

MEDIUM Public Workshop

Film Screening: Bollywood film – Raazi

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Performance: A Day with Jonah Bokaer Choreography at the Ackland, Premiere of New Commission Jehan Sadat in Three Dimensions and Performance of Odalisques

Cultural Event: Urdu Majlis

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Lecture: Rudnick lecture welcomes David Makovsky and Ghaith Al-Omari

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Ackland Film Forum: 3000 Nights

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Workshop: Been Here, Still Here: Muslims and Islamophobia 101

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Lecture: Colonizing Imagination: Early Photography and Palestine with Professor Issam Nassar

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

Exhibition: She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

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