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Approaches to the Study of the Middle East and the Mediterranean: A Symposium in Honor of Paul Vieille

Event Type
The Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; the European Union Center; the Department of Economics; the Department of French; the Program in Comparative & World Literatures
Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana (map)
Mar 14, 2014   All Day
Asef Bayat (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Beth Renee Stafford (Independent Libraries Professional) Emanuel Rota (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Eric Hooglund (Lund University) Evelyne Accad (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Hadi Salehi Esfahani (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Mahir Saul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Manuel Rota (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Valerie Hoffman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Zsuzsanna Fagyal (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Karen Fresco
Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

A PDF for the event is available here.

Schedule of Events:
10:00-10:10 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Hadi Salehi Esfahani
Department of Economics, UIUC
Valerie Hoffman
Director, CSAMES, and Department of Religion, UIUC

10:10-10:45 Stages in Paul Vieille’s Life and Career with an Emphasis on the University of Illinois
Evelyne Accad
Department of French, UIUC

10:45-11:00 Paul, the Elephant, and Illinois
Beth Renee Stafford
Independent Libraries Professional

11:00-11:40 Peuples Méditerranéens à la Paul Vieille
Emanuel Rota
Department of Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese, UIUC

11:40-12:20 Languages in Contact and Clash: The Sociolinguistic Legacy of Peuples Méditerranéens
Zsuzsanna Fagyal-Le Mentec
Departments of French and Linguistics, UIUC

12:20-1:40 Lunch

1:40-2:20 Areas and Ideas
Asef Bayat
Department of Sociology, UIUC

2:20-3:00 Paul Vielle’s Influence of the Study of Rural Sociology in Iran
Eric Hooglund
Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, and Editor, Middle East Critique

3:00-3:20 Break

3:20-4:00 When Life Will No Longer Barter Itself: Foucault and the Iranian Revolution
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
Departments of History and Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

4:00-4:40 The Plotted Adventure: A Senegalese Migrant in Istanbul
Mahir ┼×aul
Department of Anthropology, UIUC

4:40-5:00 Closing Remarks
Evelyne Accad
Department of French, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eric Hooglund
Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, and Editor, Middle East Critique

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