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Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

September 2019

Humanities in Class Webinar: “Understanding the Modern Middle East” with Akram Khater (North Carolina State University)

September 24, 2019 | 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695 United States + Google Map

Far too often, the Middle East appears as doubly alien: out of place and out of time. A century of popular culture caricatures, at least two centuries of Orientalist representations, and decades of American military interventions, have all fed into the notion of the Middle East as turmoil-laden, sectarian and tribal pre-modern world. In this webinar, we will go beyond these stereotypes to look at the historical forces that shaped the region across the 20th century, and to understand the…

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Poetry Reading by Jess Rizkallah

September 24, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695 United States + Google Map

  Every September the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at NC State (in collaboration with Arts NC State) hosts a Lebanese or Lebanese American artist for a week long series of events and workshops. This year, our artist in residence is Lebanese American poet Jess Rizkallah, who has recently won the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize for her book the magic my body becomes. This event will be Ms. Rizkallah's public presentation of her work. Parking available on Hillsborough Street…

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