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New MESAAS Courses Spring 2020

CONFLICTS: REGIONS AND RELIGIONS Professor Gil Anidjar MDES UN2004 TR: 11:40am-12:55pm Prior to “conflict resolution,” there is conflict. But what is conflict and how do we understand it? This introductory lecture course proposes to explore the history and geography of...

To Friends and Colleagues of Professor Allison Busch

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Professor Allison Busch, Associate Professor of Hindi Literature in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies passed away Saturday, October 19.   Prof. Busch received her Ph.D. in Hindi...

Sheldon Pollock awarded the Friedrich Weller Prize 2019

Sheldon Pollock has been awarded the Friedrich Weller Prize by the Saxon Academy of Sciences, Leipzig, and the University of Leipzig for his work A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics. The Friedrich Weller Prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding works...

Taoufik Ben-Amor has received a Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award

Taoufik Ben-Amor, Gordon Gray Jr Senior Lecturer in Arabic Studies, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies has been awarded the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award: The award honors faculty for their ability to engage, challenge and inspire students in the...

Muhsin al-Musawi awarded the 2018 Kuwait Prize for Arts and Literature

Muhsin al-Musawi, Professor of Arabic Literature in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, was awarded the 2018 Kuwait Prize for Arts and Literature. The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences announced the award, citing...
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