Lebanon Support | Bassem Chit Fellowship for the Study of Activism

May 13, 2019

Application Deadline: May 27, 2019 A partnership between the Arab Council for the Social Sciences, Lebanon Support, the Orient-Institut Beirut, and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Beirut Office, the Bassem Chit Fellowship for the Study of Activism aims to give early career scholars the opportunity to conduct … Continued

Film Screening: Docunight #56 [Durham]: Puzzleys

April 25, 2019

Puzzleys Directed by: Mehdi Ganji 2017 / 70 mins Persian with English Subtitles “Puzzley” is the name of a four-member group of IT students who, in spite of suitable job opportunities and the opposition expressed by their families, want to … Continued

Three UNC-Chapel Hill students win Boren Awards

May 3, 2019

Nicole Behnke and James Hepburn were two of 106 graduate students chosen for David L. Boren Fellowships and Marissa Muller was one of 244 undergraduate students chosen for a David L. Boren Scholarship. University Communications – Chapel Hill, N.C. – Friday, May … Continued

Performance: Zara

April 10, 2019

Zara is a one person show about race, religion, and identity in the American South. Andrew Aghapour was raised by immigrant parents in a multi-racial and multi-religious household. Zara is a comedic account of an anxious, asthmatic Muslim kid’s search for meaning and the … Continued