Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

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Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-3238
Contact: Kiron Skinner, kskinner@andrew.cmu.edu
www.cmu.edu

27 Nov 2018

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Analyzing Extremist Ideologies, Online and Offline

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Porter Hall 100, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Politics & Strategy

J.M. Berger is the author of Extremism (MIT Press, August 2018). He is a research fellow with VOX-Pol and a postgraduate research student at Swansea University's School of Law, where he studies extremist ideologies. Berger's work encompasses extremism and terrorism, propaganda, and social media analytical techniques. As a consultant for social media and security companies and government agencies, he has conducted research and training on issues related to homegrown terrorism, online extremism, advanced social media analysis, and countering violent extremism (CVE).

Contact: 
Jose M. Lopez Sanchez, jmls@cmu.edu

14 Apr 2018

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2018 CERIS Research Symposium

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Duquense University, Pitttsburgh PA
Sponsored By: 
Sponsored by the Consortium for Educational Resources www.cerisnet and the Center for Christian – Islamic Dialogue

Students are invited to present their research at the CERIS Research Symposium on April 14, 2018 at Duquesne University. As we are celebrating our 15th year, we are highlighting faculty and student research or special projects, along with hosting keynote speaker Dr. Amir Hussain is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

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Arab Culture Through Film and Literature

2017-01-01 00:00:00
Fall

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00 -1:30PM - Porter Hall A19A

Course #: 
82215
Department: 
Modern Languages
Region(s): 
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0
Credits: 
3

17 Mar 2016

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Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, April 23, 2016 (All day)
Connan Room, Cohon University Center
Sponsored By: 
The Humanities Center, CAUSE, Center for Arts in Society,

The Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival, organized by The Humanities Center, continues to celebrate the art of filmmaking and the themes that define our contemporary social landscape. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the 2016 festival will bring the ubiquitous and intimate theme of conflict to life through the power of independent film, poignant discussions, ethnic cuisine, and more. This year’s festival will both move us and enrich us by helping us better comprehend the unique ways in which “Faces of Conflict” shape our modern world and ourselves.

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Spring 16 Arab Identities and Gender Roles in Conflict Zones in Film and Literature

Spring
2016-01-01 00:00:00
Department: 
Modern Languages

Course meets MWF 1:30-2:20

• This course focuses on the processes of self-definition by Arab men and women in the Middle East and North Africa with relation to
o national and religious identities,
o social stratification,
o sexuality/homosexuality, and
o gender roles.

• Students will learn about the social, economic, and political contexts of the films and literary works representing the Maghreb, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, the Gulf countries, and Yemen.

Course #: 
82-300
Prerequisites: 
None
Credits: 
3
Region(s): 
Student Population: 
Undergraduate
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

12 Oct 2015

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Combatants For Peace

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Porter Hall 100
Sponsored By: 
University Lecture Series, the Department of History/Global Studies, The Center for International Relations and Politics, J Street Pittsburgh, The University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center, and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Stud

Toward a Non-violent Solution to the Palestinian -Israeli Conflict

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

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Historical Overview of the Region (Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines

Azlan Tajuddin, Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department, La Roche College

Recomended Readings:

Tajuddin, A. 2012. "Malaysia in the World Economy (1824-2011): Capitalism, Ethnic Divisions, and Managed Democracy." Lexington Books; Lanham, MD. pp 55-82.
Osborne, M. 2004. "Southeast Asia: An introductory history." St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin. pp 1-39.
Osborne, M. 2004. "Southeast Asia: An introductory history." St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin. pp 129-154.

29 Mar 2015

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Egyptian Film Screening & Meet the Director

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
University Center (McConomy Hall) - Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
CMU International Film Festival & other local sponsors

When you're twelve, the end of the world comes in many different forms: it's missing the ball, fighting with your best friend or, for Hany Abdullah Peter Soussa, transferring from a private school to a public one. After a childhood of security and privilege, Hany's idyllic world is disrupted when his father suddenly dies. To cut back from spending more than they could afford, Hany and his mother decide to transfer him from a private school to a public one, where he fits in as comfortably as a sailor does in a desert.

Contact: 
nabrah@andrew.cmu.edu

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Arabic for Oral Communication- Carnegie Mellon University

Summer
2015-01-01 00:00:00
Department: 
Modern Languages

ARABIC FOR ORAL COMMUNICATION
(Summer 1 May 18th to june 25th - 6 UNITS equivalent to 2 CREDITS) - 3 meetings a week for 1hr 20 minutes each - tentatively MWF 11:00-12:20 or can be arranged with instructor (nabrah@andrew.cmu.edu)

Course #: 
82-115
Prerequisites: 
None
Region(s): 
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0
Credits: 
2

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