Film & Visual Art

2015 Feb 24

"It's Better To Jump" — film screening and Q&A with filmmaker

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Bldg, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

it's better to jumpIt's Better To Jump (2013)
Patrick Alexander Stewart, Co-Director/Co-Producer
Gina M. Angelone, Co-Director/Co-Producer
Mouna Stewart, Co-Director/Co-Producer
Alejandro Trevino, Producer/Editor... Read more about "It's Better To Jump" — film screening and Q&A with filmmaker

2015 Feb 19

American Sniper’s Cultural Moment: A Student-veteran Roundtable Discussion [NEW DATE]

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street

Please join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and several of its student-veterans for a discussion of Clint Eastwood’s newest film: their reactions to the film, its wider reception, and reflections.

Moderated by Professor Steven Caton.... Read more about American Sniper’s Cultural Moment: A Student-veteran Roundtable Discussion [NEW DATE]

Farrin Abbas Zadeh in the Harvard Gazette

December 5, 2013

Work by Farrin Abbas Zadeh, a fellow in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC), is on display through December 18, 2013 in the CGIS Knafel Concourse Gallery in an exhibit co-sponsored by NELC and CMES. The Harvard Gazette interviewed Abbas Zadeh about her work:

An adjunct professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, Abbas Zadeh credits nature as her primary artistic inspiration. “I grew up on a farm, so nature is in my blood,” she said. [...]

Her artwork echoes traditional Persian design,...

Read more about Farrin Abbas Zadeh in the Harvard Gazette

Video: Drawing the Tunisian Revolution

November 14, 2013

Tunisian political cartoonist _Z_ made his first public appearance at Harvard in November 2013. This video is a synopsis of his talk, which told the story of his transition from architect to political cartoonist and dissident leading up to and during the 2010/11 Tunisian revolution.

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