Featuring Israeli scholars from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Middle East Studies
Monday, October 7
“Far Away from the First Sky”: Arabic Literary Writing in Western Exile
Lecture by Yair Horesh, 2013 Greenberg Scholar-in-Residence
Davis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8
Understanding the Middle East: Historical and Contemporary Transformations
Panel discussion featuring seven Israeli scholars from Ben-Gurion University, moderated by Feryaz Ocakli from Skidmore College’s Government Department
Gannett Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9
Israel: From Aspiration to Regional Power
Paper presentations by four Israeli scholars from Ben-Gurion University, moderated by their colleagues
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor, 7 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Skidmore’s Office of the Dean of Special Programs and the Departments of History and Government, with funding provided by Jane Greenberg.
Admission is free and open to the public
The Greenberg Middle East Scholar-in-Residence Series is made possible by a gift from Skidmore Alumna Jane Greenberg. The series enables the college to host an Israeli scholar who through teaching, lecturing and participating in campus life, educates the community on a range of topics concerning political life in the Middle East.