Past Events


Ten Years After the Arab Spring

Alan Cheuse International Writers Center

Monday, December 14, 2020 12:00 PM

The Cheuse Center and the Middle East Institute's Arts and Culture Center are pleased to mark the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring with a series of monthly talks with leading writers from the region. Ten Years After the Arab Spring, which launches this December, will feature the voices of award-winning writers from Arab Spring countries reflecting on the past ten years through the lens of their writings and personal experiences.

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Fake News & American Media History

Public invited to guest lecture on fake news and the history of American media in HIST 389: The History of the Election of 2020

History and Art History

Monday, November 2, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Online Location,

Prof. Sam Lebovic to speak on "Fake News and the History of American Media" in HIST 389: The History of the Election of 2020. Guests welcome!

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Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Black Lives Matter: Melissa Haizlip with Mr. SOUL!

Monday, October 26, 2020 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Online Location

From 1968 to 1973, the public television variety show SOUL!, guided by the enigmatic producer and host Ellis Haizlip, offered an unfiltered, uncompromising celebration of Black literature, poetry, music, and politics. With participants’ recollections and a bevy of great archival clips, Mr. SOUL! captures a critical moment in culture whose impact continues to resonate.

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