Middle East Studies
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College Colors Day

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

September 4, 2015, 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Wear Your Green and Gold! Celebrated on Friday, September 4, National College Colors Day kicks off another school year of Spirit Fridays at Mason. The Mason community is encouraged to wear Mason gear every Friday, wherever they are, to show their pride.

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Bodies Of Revolution: Gender, the State, and Violence in the Arab Uprisings

September 8, 2015, 6:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1202

Sherene Seikaly studies the gendered experiences and representations of the Arab body to reveal the stakes of state violence and revolutionary change. She explores how people like Muhamad Bouazizi and Samira Ibrahim mobilized their bodies as sites of revolutionary possibility, detailing both the lost histories of state gendered violence as well as the many attempts to confront and resist it.

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