The Arab Crossroads Program organizes talks, conferences, and a brown bag lunch series every year, as well as offering students the opportunity to go on regional trips in association with the ACS classes they take.

Lunchtime Lecture Series

In addition to public lectures, the ACS program hosts a luncheon lunch lecture series, where regional scholars can talk about their work in an informal setting.

A6 room 1159
(RSVP to ensure enough food is available)

  • Spring 2018
  • September 5, 2018

    John Burt
    The Coral Masonry of Historic Jazirat al-Hamra, UAE

    September 20, 2018

    Sami Hermez
    War is Coming: Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon

    October 2, 2018

    John Thabiti Willis
    Pearling as a Rite of Passage in the History and Memory of the Pre-Oil Gulf

    October 16, 2018

    Mohammed Rustom
    Ayn Al-Qudat and the Politics of Execution

    October 30, 2018

    Justin Stearns
    Revealed Science: Islamic Thought and the Natural World in the Early Modern Maghreb

    November 22, 2018

    Ata Anzali
    "Mysticism" in Iran: The Safavid Roots of a Medieval Concept

    November 27, 2018

    Murat Dagli
    Empire's Questions: Writing the Ottoman Past in Turkey Today

    December 11, 2018

    Jana Jabbour
    Turkey's influence in a changing Middle East: from "strategic depth" to strategic abyss?