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Virtual: Poetry Reading ‘Urdu Majis on Bekhud Dehlv’


Join the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies on March 20 at 1:00 p.m. for the next monthly meeting of Urdu Majlis, the Triangle’s Literary Forum. The featured poet is Bekhud Dehlvi (1863-1955). In the first half of … Read more

Book Talk: Claudia Yaghoobi in Conversation with Pamela Lothspeich

Book: Temporary Marriage in Iran (Cambridge UP 2020), Claudia Yaghoobi “Proposing a methodology that brings feminist theories of embodiment to bear on the Iranian literary and cinematic tradition, this study examines temporary marriage in Iran, not just as an institution … Read more

An Evening with Comedian Hari Kondabolu

Frank Porter Graham Student Union, The Great Hall 206 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This event will be the culmination of a short series on Comedian Hari Kondabolu will be joined by Kumi Silva, UNC-Chapel Hill Communications, and Kellen Hoxworth from Florida State University Theatre Studies, moderated by Michelle Robinson UNC-Chapel Hill American Studies to … Read more

Book Talk: ‘Global Jihad: A Brief History’ with Glenn Robinson (Naval Postgraduate School)

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Most violent jihadi movements in the twentieth century focused on removing corrupt, repressive secular regimes throughout the Muslim world. But following the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, a new form of jihadism emerged—global jihad—turning to the international arena as the … Read more