Skip to main content

The Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies supports events that increase awareness of the history and cultures of the Middle East and Muslim civilizations, and values diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding. Events listed here originate from a variety of campus units and community organizations. The listing of an event does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein.

For information on how to advertise events on the Center’s listserv or calendar, please click here.

To browse upcoming events by location or category, please click here.

Full list of events from current academic year: click here.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Conference: “What Does Race Have to Do with Religion? Racialization and Worldwide Islam”

February 20, 2021 - February 21, 2021

The Islamicate Graduate Student Association invites you to attend the 18th Annual Duke-UNC Conference, one of the longest running graduate student Middle East & Islamic Studies conferences in the U.S. This year’s conference, “What Does Race Have to Do with Religion? Racialization and Worldwide Islam” will be held online via a live video broadcasting platform on Saturday and Sunday, February 20-21, 2021. This year’s panels include an exciting line up of graduate student research, artists showcasing their work, and a keynote speech by Dr. Zareena Grewal. Registration required. Please visit the conference website for more information and the full program. Contact with questions.

Sponsored by the Islamicate Graduate Student Association. Co-sponsored by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies; Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, UNC; Clein Funds in Global History and Islamic Studies, UNC; Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense, UNC; Department of History, UNC; Department of Religious Studies, UNC; Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, UNC; Duke Islamic Studies Center; Duke University Middle East Studies Center.


UNC-Chapel Hill


February 20, 2021
February 21, 2021
Event Categories:
, , ,


NC + Google Map