2012 Ring Family Israeli Film Festival
Sponsored by the Ring Family, Jewish and Israel Studies, and the Film Department
All films are screened at 8:00 pm in the Goldsmith Family Cinema
February 2: Dolphin Boy
February 9: The Matchmaker
February 16: The Human Resources Manager
February 23: Restoration
March 1: Intimate Grammar
March 29: Je T'aime Terminal, I Love You, Terminal
For more information on the films click here.
Is the University Universal: South Asian Diasporas and Globalized Education in the Gulf Arab States
Dr. Neha Vora, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
February 28, 2012
Supported by the South Asian Studies Program, the Middle East Studies Program, and the Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.
Moving Sexes and Shifting Genders: Medicine, Religion, and Law in the Making of the Medieval Islamic Body
Dr. Ahmad Raghab, Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and Religion, Harvard University
February 23, 2012
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Supported by the Middle East Studies Program.
Dr. Gershon Baskin
February 10, 2012
Public Affairs Center 001
Dr. Baskin, the founder of IPCRI (the Israeli Palestinian Center for Research and Information), will detail the fascinating story of the secret and direct channel of talks that he held with Hamas since Gilad Shalit’s abuction in 2005 until his release this past October. Dr. Baskin will discuss his first hand account of the opening of the channel with Hamas, the conditions that enabled the deal to be reached, the dilemmas in closing the deal, and the lessons ultimately learned.
Sponsored by YallaWes.