Upcoming Events

Arabic Culture Night

Location: LaFortune Ballroom

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Every year, the Arabic Club has a celebration of Arabic culture complete with student performances, great community, and quality food. This year our event will take place the evening of Sunday, April 22.

Come support your fellow students as they sing, dance, and recite poetry. The night will also feature an oud performance, calligraphy and henna tables, and the chance to purchase (or win!) one of our popular “Play Like A Champion Today” Arabic Club shirts. Come hungry, because there will also be free food from Elia’s! The event is free and open to the public.

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Michael Cook Lecture (Mid East Working Group): "The Spread of Islam Around the Indian Ocean"

Location: Medieval Institute, main reading room, Hesburgh Library 7th floor

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Author Photo By Denise Applewhite, Princeton UniversityMichael Cook, photo by Denise Applewhite, Princeton University<

Michael Cook teaches and researches various aspects of Islamic history, and is currently writing a book about the history of the Islamic world to about  1800. He entered the field as an undergraduate at Cambridge; this led to a position at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and then to his current position at Princeton University.

 

 

 

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