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26 Oct 2017

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Nuclear Programs and U.S. Foreign Policy

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
ECB Room 111
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Studies, Gender Studies & The Honors Program

Dr. Dennis Jett is the former American ambassador and senior director at the National Security Council. He joined the School of International Affairs at Penn State University after a 28-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service. His experience and expertise focus on international relations, foreign aid administration, and American foreign policy. He will join the Middle East Studies Center at Slippery Rock University for a lecture concerning the incredibly relevant pitfalls of U.S. Foreign Policy specifically regarding nuclear policy. If you are interested in how the U.S.

27 Oct 2017

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Constructing the Terrorist Threat

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
Cathedral of Learning Room 322
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, Humanities Center, the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Cultural Studies, Department of Communication, Department of English, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Sociology and CERIS

Deepa Kumar is an Associate Professor of Media Studies at Rutgers University and President, Rutgers AAUP-AFT faculty union. She is a leading scholar in communication, prominent public intellectual, and champion of the humanities on the national stage. The title of her lecture, “Constructing the Terrorist Threat: Islamophobia, the Media, and the War on Terror,” stems from her 2017 Media Education Foundation video, designed to support pedagogical efforts to teach critically about media discourse on Muslims.

27 Oct 2017

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CERIS Book Discussion: EXIT WEST

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Seton Hill University
Sponsored By: 
Sponsored by the Consortium for Educational Resources www.cerisnet and the Center for Christian – Islamic Dialogue, Duquesne Unveristy and Seton Hill University

This reading group gathers educators to discuss works to expand knowledge on the broad subject of Islamic Studies. Fall 2017 discussion at Seton Hill University in Greensburg PA on October 27th. You can also participate via Internet.

Contact: 
Fran Leap, leap@setonhill.edu

30 Oct 2017

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Islamophobia Studies Journal Call for Papers

Monday, October 30, 2017 (All day) to Friday, December 1, 2017 (All day)
Paris, France
Sponsored By: 
IRDP Project

In the past few years, Islamophobia Studies has experienced the arrival of numerous new scholars, researchers, community organizers, journalist and social media contributors to the field. The field has been enriched and challenged by this rapid expansion. Each contributor to the field has set out to provide a working definition for Islamophobia, selection of an academic and research methodology and collecting relevant data to qualify their thesis.

Contact: 
Dr. Hatem Bazian

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