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Film: Forget Baghdad, March 16

Film: Forget Baghdad, March 16

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Forget Baghdad on Monday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. The documentary (directed by Samir) tells the story of four Baghdadi-Jews, all former members of the Iraqi Communist Party during the 1940s and 1950s. The four elderly protagonists are […]

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March 16, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

Film: Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (Asfur al-Sath), Feb. 16

Film: Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (Asfur al-Sath), Feb. 16

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (Asfur al-Sath) on Monday, Feb. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. Exploring the patriarchal apparatus of manhood in contemporary Tunisia, this film (directed by Ferid Boughdir) tells the story of a boy going through […]

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February 16, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

Film: The ‘Other’ Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe, Feb. 2

Film: The ‘Other’ Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe, Feb. 2

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents The “Other” Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe on Monday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This documentary (directed by Bassam Haddad) reveals the history and contemporary politics of Arab/Muslim migration to two European countries that featured terrorist attacks […]

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February 2, 2015 at 11:45 pmEvents

Schulman Reading from ‘Gentrification of the Mind,’ Jan. 27

Schulman Reading from ‘Gentrification of the Mind,’ Jan. 27

The Department of Political Science presents a reading by Sarah Schulman from her latest book, The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination, on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. (note new time) at the Women’s Center in Baker Center 403. In this gripping memoir of the AIDS […]

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January 27, 2015 at 5:30 pmEvents

United in Anger Film and Discussion, Jan. 26

United in Anger Film and Discussion, Jan. 26

The Political Science Film Series presents a screening of the award-winning film United in Anger: A History of Act-Up by Jim Hubbard on Monday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Athena Theater. A discussion with the filmmakers about contemporary radical politics and culture follows the film. Free popcorn and […]

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January 26, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents

New: Spring 2015 Middle East and North Africa Film Series

New: Spring 2015 Middle East and North Africa Film Series

In Spring 2015, a number of Ohio University departments, centers, and programs are teaming up to present six films that highlight various aspects of historical and contemporary life in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. The series showcases both documentaries and feature films, covering various geographic areas and […]

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January 22, 2015 at 8:25 amAnnouncements News

Iceland Occupies the Constitution, Blueberry Soup, Oct. 6

Iceland Occupies the Constitution, Blueberry Soup, Oct. 6

The Political Science Film Series presents Blueberry Soup, on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema for a free screening of this film and a talk with the filmmaker. Soda and popcorn is free for all attendees. Blueberry Soup is a new documentary film by Eileen Jarrett […]

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October 6, 2014 at 2:15 pmEvents