Spring 2021 AMECYS Friday Digital Author Series

Throughout the spring, on Fridays, digitally join AMECYS authors, who will discuss their most recent monographs, articles or book chapters. Sessions will consist of a 30-minute interview with an AMECYS board member followed by Q&A from audience members.

Friday February 26th, 11 am CST

Dr. Sara Pursley, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University

Author of Familiar Futures:  Time, Selfhood, and Sovereignty In Iraq (Stanford University Press, 2019)

Friday March 26th, 11 am CDT

Dr. Majid Hannoum, Professor of Anthropology, Kansas University

Author of Living Tangier:  Migration, Race, and Illegality In a Moroccan City (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)

Friday April 16th, 11 am CDT

Dr. Yael Warshel, Assistant Professor of Telecommunications and Media Industries, Pennsylvania State University

Author of Experiencing the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Children, Peace Communication and Socialization (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

Friday April 30th, 11 am CDT

Dr. Manata Hashemi, Farzaneh Family Assistant Professor of Iranian Studies, University of Oklahoma

Author of Coming of Age in Iran:  Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity (New York University Press, 2020)

Late May – Date/Time TBA

Dr. Dylan Baun, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Author of Winning Lebanon:  Youth Politics, Populism, and the Production of Sectarian Violence, 1920-1958  (Cambridge University Press, 2021)


Links for series will be sent to all AMECYS listserv members, so make sure signed up for the listserv! Digital medium for series is Zoom (https://zoom.us/download).

For information, please email dylan.baun@uah.edu  or hmorrison@uwlax.edu

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