MESALC Interdisciplinary UVA Forum

September 13, 2018 to November 8, 2018
MESALC Forum Poster

The MESALC INTERDISCIPLINARY UVA FORUM is a new scholarly venue that invites UVA junior scholars and doctoral students to present their interdisciplinary research in the Literatures and Cultures of the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia.

Light refreshments will be provided.

SEMINAR I: Thursday, September 13th, 3:30 - 5:00pm (144 New Cabell Hall)

  1. Jessica Andruss, Religious Studies

“Translation from Hebrew to Arabic: Jewish Biblical Scholarship in the Medieval Islamic World"

SEMINAR II: Thursday, September 27th, 3:30 - 5:00pm (144 New Cabell Hall)

  1. Samhita Sunya, MESALC

“Cinematic Comedies of Terror: Strategic Offenses and Genre Tactics”

SEMINAR III: Thursday, October 25th, 3:30 - 5:00pm (144 New Cabell Hall)

  1. Andrea Pauw, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

“Poetics of Prayer: Spanish Moriscos and Aljamiado Literature”

SEMINAR IV: Thursday, November 8th, 3:30 - 5:00pm (144 New Cabell Hall)

  1. Tessa Farmer, MESALC/Global Studies

“Ethnographic Knowledge Production in the Modern Middle East”