Katy Montoya, who completed her M.A. in Near Eastern Studies in June 2021, has completed her short documentary film, The Need to Subsist Here. Recently released, the film may be viewed on Vimeo through the link embedded in the title.
Ekaterina Pukhovaia successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, “Between Sultans and Imams: The State and Political Elites in Yemen (Late 15th – Middle of 17th Century),” at her Final Publi
Cevat Dargin successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, “State-Making in Dersim across Empire and Nation-state (1878–1938),” at his Final Public Oral Examination held Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in the after
Near Eastern Studies held its 2021 Class Day on May 24 virtually. During the celebration, the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners. Following opening remarks by NES Chair M.