Fall 2019 Events

All events are open to the public.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm |Center for the Humanities
Fall Open House

Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:30 pm – Film Screening, 7:30 pm – Reception: Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room, 15 Talbot Ave
Diana Allan (McGill)
“Memory, Family, and Reflection: Palestinians in Lebanon
Co-sponsored; Organized by Anthropology Department

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
2:00 pm | Tisch Library, Room 304
Paul Theroux
Book Talk
“On the Plain of Snakes: a Mexican Journey”

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:30 pm |Mugar 200
Amal Ramsis
Film screening and discussion
Co-sponsored with The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts’ Film and Media Studies Program, Boston Palestine Film Festival and Boston University Department of World Languages and Literatures

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00 pm | CHAT Seminar Room
Medha Bhattacharyya (Bengal Institute of Technology)
“Rabindranath Tagore’s Śāntiniketan Essays: Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy”

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
5:00-7:30 pm | Braker 001
Alain Badiou
“Philosophy and Cinema”
Co-sponsored; Organized by Tufts English Department

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 pm – lunch: CHAT seminar room 5:00 pm – talk: Interfaith Center, 48 Winthrop Street
Erna Brodber
“On my way to Emancipation, I found black-space”
Co-sponsored with RCD

Thursday, November 14, 2019
12:00 pm | CHAT Seminar Room
Greg Burris (American University in Beirut)
Book Talk
“The Palestinian Idea: Film, Media and the Radical Imagination”

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | Time and location TBA
Narges Bajoghli (Johns Hopkins)
Book Talk
“Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic”