Department of Near Eastern Studies

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Department News - 2018

Krakowski’s "Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt" Receives Honorable Mention in 2018 AAR Book Awards
Sept. 27, 2018

Eve Krakowski, assistant professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies, received an Honorable Mention in the Historical Studies category of the 2018 Excellence in the Study of Religion book awards given by the American Academy of Religion for her Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female…

Weiss and Mikhail’s Translation of The Beekeeper Named to 2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Translated Literature
Sept. 17, 2018

Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies Max Weiss and poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail’s translation of Mikhail’s The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq has been named to the 2018 National Book Awards longlist in the category of Translated Literature. The Beekeeper tells the harrowing stories of…

2018 Near Eastern Studies Honors and Prizes
June 4, 2018

Near Eastern Studies held its 2018 Class Day Reception in 1915 Hall on June 4. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners. Jeremy Rotblat and Katie Tyler earned Highest Honors, Coy Ozias and…

Upcoming Events - 2018

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