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Hebrew Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Hebrew speakers of all levels are welcome to join us practicing speaking Hebrew in a fun and informal environment.  

multi-day

Turkish Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in an informal and fun setting.  Speakers of all proficiency levels are welcome!

multi-day

Summer Research Opportunities

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Paw Print Events

Brrr - wish it was summer? Us too! Join the Office of Undergraduate Research for a detailed overview of funded...

multi-day

Undergraduate Language Grant Info Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Paw Print Events

Would you like $5,000 to study a language over the summer? Then check out the Undergraduate Language Grant! ULGs provide...

multi-day

NU Festival of Languages and Cultures

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Council on Language Instruction (CLI)

The festival celebrates the importance of languages and to complement the university-wide Language Fair. Activities are held in the afternoons...

Apr
21
2020

Turkish Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in an informal and fun setting. 

Apr
23
2020

Arabic Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal and fun setting. 

Apr
30
2020

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun setting. 

May
5
2020

Turkish Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in an informal and fun setting.  

May
8
2020

Hebrew Language Table

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun setting. 

May
19
2020

Turkish Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in an informal and fun setting.  

May
19
2020

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun setting. 

May
21
2020

Arabic Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal setting.  Arabic speakers of all proficiency levels are welcome.  Contact Instructor Fatima Khan for...

Jun
1
2020

Arabic Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal setting.  Speakers of all proficiency levels are welcome. Contact Instructor Ragy Mikhaeel for the...

Jun
1
2020

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun setting. 

Jun
2
2020

Turkish Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in an informal and fun setting.  

Jun
4
2020

MENA Languages Year-End Celebration

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

The MENA Languages Faculty will host a virtual Year-End Celebration for all MENA Languages students.  Contact mena-languages@northwestern.edu for Zoom Log-in...

Sep
1
2020

MENA Languages Academic Directions Fair

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Interested in learning Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish?  Attend the MENA Languages Academic Directions Fair on September 1 from noon...

Sep
2
2020

MENA Languages Academic Directions Fair

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Interested in learning Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish?  Attend the MENA Languages Academic Directions Fair on either September 1 from...

Oct
2
2020

Arabic Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Arabic Language speakers of all levels are invited to practice speaking Arabic in a casual and supportive group.  The theme...

Oct
12
2020

Arabic Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Arabic Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Arabic in a casual and supportive setting.  The theme...

Oct
21
2020

Second Year Arabic Hosts Guest Speaker

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join for a discussion from Dr. Al Hassan Diab on the topic of Syria: A Different Story.  Contact Professor Raddawi...

Oct
21
2020

Second Year Arabic Hosts Guest Speaker

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join for a lecture from Dr. Al Hassan Diab on the topic of Syria: A Different Story.  Contact Professor Mikhaeel...

Oct
22
2020

Liberating History: Fatma 75 (1975)

All day, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Online screening of FATMA 75 followed by a live discussion with a scholar of Maghrebi women's cinema Florence Martin FATMA 75 (Selma...

Oct
26
2020

Arabic Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Arabic Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Arabic in a casual and supportive setting.  The theme...

Oct
28
2020

Persian Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Persian language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Persian in an informal setting.  Contact Instructor Pour Mohammad...

Oct
28
2020

Turkish Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Turkish language speakers of all abilities are welcome to practice speaking Turkish in an informal and comfortable setting.  Contact Professor...

Oct
29
2020

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Hebrew language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and relaxed environment.  Contact Professor...

Nov
8
2020

A Talk with Sami Shalom Chetrit

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for a converation in English with the Israeli poet and professor Sami Shalom Chetrit.  The topic is "I...

Nov
9
2020

MENA Monday: Arabic Poetry

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

MENA Languages and MENA Studies will host a discussion of Arabic Poetry.  

Nov
11
2020

Persian Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Persian speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Persian in an informal setting.  Contact Instructor Pour Mohammad for...

Nov
11
2020

Turkish Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Turkish language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Turkish in an informal and relaxed setting.  Contact Professor...

Nov
16
2020

Arabic Language (and Cooking) Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Arabic language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Arabic in an informal setting.  Led by Professor Raddawi,...

Nov
24
2020

Arabic Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Arabic Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Arabic in a casual and supportive setting.  The theme...

Nov
30
2020

Race and Blackness in Middle East Studies: A MENA Conversation

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

This event is free and open to everyone, but registration is required: bit.ly/race-middle-east-studies Participants Mandana Limbert is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens...

Jan
19
2021

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Hebrew Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Contact Professor...

Jan
27
2021

Israeli Elections 2021: Decision at Last?

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Israel Innovation Project

The Netanyahu-Gantz coalition lasted only eight months and Israel is now facing its fourth election in two years. Is there...

Jan
28
2021

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Hebrew Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Contact Professor...

Feb
2
2021

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Turkish Language speakers of all levels are welcome to practice speaking Turkish with others in an informal and fun environment.  

Feb
2
2021

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Turkish Language speakers of all levels are invited to presentation by Guest Speaker Kenan Sharpe on the topic of Latest...

Feb
3
2021

Persian Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Persian Language speakers of all levels are invited to practice speaking in an informal and fun environment.  Contact the instructor...

Feb
4
2021

Arabic Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Arabic Language speakers of all levels are invited to practice speaking Arabic in an informal and fun environment.  Contact Professor...

Feb
8
2021

Aravrit: Language as a Space of Inclusion

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join us for a conversation about the potential encapsulated in a language to create powerful emotional space and visibility. We...

Feb
16
2021

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Turkish Language speakers of all levels are welcome to practice speaking Turkish with others in an informal and fun environment....

Feb
17
2021

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Hebrew Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Contact Professor...

Mar
2
2021

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Turkish Language speakers of all levels are welcome to practice speaking Turkish with others in an informal and fun environment....

Mar
3
2021

Persian Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Persial Language speakers of all levels are invited to practice speaking in an unformal and fun environment.  Contact the instructor...

Mar
5
2021

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Hebrew Language speakers of all abilities are invited to practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Contact Professor...

Mar
8
2021

IAAS - Plastics and the Plastisphere

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM, sponsored by NCWR

March 8th at 7:00 am CT/ 15:00 ISR Time The Israeli association for aquatic sciences (IAAS) is inviting you to our...

Apr
6
2021

Hebrew Language Table

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table.  

Apr
15
2021

Arabic Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table....

Apr
16
2021

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table....

Apr
19
2021

Turkish Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Students and faculty are invited to a very special Turkish Language Table.  In collaboration with Cornell University's Turkish Program, we will...

Apr
28
2021

Persian Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Persian in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table....

Apr
30
2021

Hebrew Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table....

May
13
2021

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table....

May
26
2021

Persian Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Persian in an informal setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome to participate in the Zoom Language Table....

May
30
2021

Arab-Jewish Intersecting Identities: Gender, Protest and Politics 

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

ARAB-JEWISH CULTURE, IDENTITY, AND LANGUAGE: PAST AND PRESENT Arab-Jewish Intersecting Identities: Gender, Protest and Politics  Guest Speakers: “The History of the Mizrahi Protest:...

Jun
4
2021

2021 Keyman Conference: Queer Conditions | Kuir Haller I

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

2021 Conference: Queer Conditions/Kuir Haller: Social and Political Change in an Age of Authoritarianism Each year, the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies...

Jun
11
2021

2021 Keyman Conference: Queer Conditions | Kuir Haller II

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

2021 Conference: Queer Conditions/Kuir Haller: Social and Political Change in an Age of Authoritarianism Each year, the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies...

Sep
1
2021

MENA Languages Academic Directions Fair

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Interested in learning Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, or Persian?  Join our faculty for an information session.  

Sep
2
2021

MENA Languages Academic Directions Fair

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Interested in learning Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish?  Join our faculty for an information session.  

Sep
28
2021

Hebrew Language Table

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Hebrew Table.  Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Oct
4
2021

Turkish Language Table

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Turkish Table.  Practice speaking Turkish in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Oct
6
2021

Arabic Language Table

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for Arabic Table.  Practice speaking Arabic in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome....

Oct
8
2021

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Hebrew Table.  Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Oct
10
2021

"Shtisel": A look inside the mega-hit Netflix series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Israel Innovation Project

Northwestern's Israel Innovation Project and the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema present:  "SHTISEL" You're invited to join in this virtual event to...

Oct
11
2021

Arabic Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for Arabic Table.  Practice speaking Arabic in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome. ...

Oct
18
2021

Turkish Language Table

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Turkish Table.  Practice speaking Turkish in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Oct
25
2021

Hebrew Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Hebrew Table.  Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Nov
1
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 1

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
1
2021

Turkish Language Table

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Turkish Table.  Practice speaking Turkish in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Nov
1
2021

Arabic Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for Arabic Table.  Practice speaking Arabic in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome. 

Nov
2
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 2

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
3
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 3

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
4
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 4

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
5
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 5

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
5
2021

McCormick Global Initiatives Fair

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Global Initiatives

The Global Initiatives Fair is an event designed to highlight international science and engineering opportunities such as study abroad, co-ops,...

Nov
8
2021

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Hebrew Table.  Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Nov
15
2021

Turkish Language Table

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us for bi-weekly Turkish Table.  Practice speaking Turkish in a supportive (and fun) environment.  Speakers of all levels are...

Nov
16
2021

Omar Offendum Workshop

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

This dynamic workshop from Syrian-American rapper Omar Offendum is open to students and faculty. No prior knowledge of Arabic is...

Nov
16
2021

Omar Offendum Concert

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Omar Offendum will be performing for the Northwestern community.  Offendum is a Syrian-American rapper / spoken word artist. Known for...

Nov
17
2021

The Translator: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

3:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

The in-person event is sold out! Virtual Access still available. Join us for a screening of award-winning filmmaker Rana Kazkaz's new...

Nov
19
2021

So You Think You Can Dabke

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Come learn how to dance dabke!  Dable is a Levantine folk dance that combines circle dancing and line dancing, often...

Dec
6
2021

Boren Scholarships & Boren Fellowships

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

The Boren awards seek to help graduate and undergraduate students advance their proficiency in selected strategic languages through study abroad...

Dec
7
2021

Boren Scholarships & Boren Fellowships

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

The Boren awards seek to help graduate and undergraduate students advance their proficiency in selected strategic languages through study abroad...

Dec
8
2021

Histories of the Iranian Left—A Conversation

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

A conversation with Naghmeh Sohrabi (Brandeis), Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi (Goldsmiths), and Manijeh Moradian (Barnard). Moderated by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (Princeton). Recent scholarship has...

Jan
5
2022

Boren Scholarships & Boren Fellowships

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

The Boren awards seek to help graduate and undergraduate students advance their proficiency in selected strategic languages through study abroad...

Jan
11
2022

Boren Scholarship & Boren Fellowship

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

The Boren awards seek to help graduate and undergraduate students advance their proficiency in selected strategic languages through study abroad...

Jan
13
2022

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  Contact Hanna Tzuker...

Jan
24
2022

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  Contact Hanna Tzuker...

Jan
26
2022

Persian Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Persian in an informal and fun setting.  Persian speakers of all levels are invited and welcome. 

Jan
26
2022

Turkish Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in an informal and fun setting.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome and invited.  

Jan
26
2022

Arabic Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal and fun setting.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome and invited to attend.  

Jan
26
2022

Winter Business Meeting

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Council on Language Instruction (CLI)

Business meeting

Feb
11
2022

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  

Feb
16
2022

Arabic Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal and fun environment. Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  The theme for...

Feb
16
2022

Persian Language Table

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Persian in an informal and fun setting.  Persian speakers of all levels are invited and welcome.

Feb
16
2022

Turkish Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in a fun and informal setting.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome and invited.  The theme of...

Feb
21
2022

Current Trends in Arabic-English Translation

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join a lecture from Professor Said M. Shiyab of Kent State University on the topics of Current Trends and Challenges...

Feb
21
2022

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in an informal and fun environment.  Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  

Feb
23
2022

Arabic Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal and fun setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  

Feb
28
2022

Roundtable on Publishing in MENA Studies Journals

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join Rebecca Johnson (Associate Editor, Journal of Arabic Literature), Roberto Mazza (Executive Editor, Jerusalem Quarterly), and Jessica Winegar (Co-Editor, Political...

Mar
2
2022

New Books in Israel Studies

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War  AUTHOR Shay Hazkani, University of Maryland DISCUSSANT  Wendy Pearlman, Northwestern University MODERATOR Scott Abramson, Northwestern...

Mar
2
2022

Arabic Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practive speaking Arabic in an informal and fun setting.  Speakers of all levels are welcome and invited.  

Mar
2
2022

Arabic Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal and fun setting.  Arabic speakers of all levels are invited and welcome.  

Mar
9
2022

CLI Winter Workshop

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Council on Language Instruction (CLI)

CLI Winter Workshop

Mar
30
2022

New Books in Israel Studies

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Judah Magnes: The Prophetic Politics of a Religious Binationalist AUTHOR David Barak-Gorodetsky, University of Chicago MODERATOR  Claire Sufrin, Northwestern University Registration: In-person event with online...

Apr
8
2022

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome to come and share coversation.  

Apr
11
2022

Arab Expressions Night

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

The MENA Student Association, the MENA Studies Program, and the MENA Languages Program are sponsoring an evening of celebration of...

Apr
13
2022

Hebrew Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Whether you are a native speaker or a new learner, speakers...

Apr
13
2022

Arabic Language Table

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are invited to attend. 

Apr
20
2022

Spring Business Meeting

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Council on Language Instruction (CLI)

Business meeting

Apr
22
2022

Earth Day Virtual Screening of "Dead Sea Guardians"

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Israel Innovation Project

Earth Day Documentary Screening of “Dead Sea Guardians” Friday, April 22, 2022 (Earth Day) 10 AM - 12 PM (CST) Sponsored by Northwestern’s...

Apr
26
2022

Hebrew Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Whether you are a native speaker or a new learner, speakers...

Apr
27
2022

Persian Language Table

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Persian in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are invited to attend. 

May
6
2022

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Whether you are a native speaker or a new learner, speakers...

May
9
2022

Archives without Documents — A MENA Conversation

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Register for the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/archives-without This conversation will bring together scholars working on questions of archives and documents, or their absence,...

May
9
2022

Arabic Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are invited to attend. 

May
16
2022

Arabic Language Table

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic an informal and supportive setting.  Arabic speakers of all levels are welcome.  

May
18
2022

Persian Language Table

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Persian in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are invited to attend. 

May
20
2022

Arabic Language Table

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic an informal and supportive setting.  Arabic speakers of all levels are welcome.  

May
20
2022

Arabic Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in an informal and supportive setting.  Speakers of all abilities, from beginner to fluent, are welcome!

May
23
2022

"A Multiracial Jewish Family in Early America"

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization "A Multiracial Jewish Family in Early America" Laura Leibman, Professor of English &...

May
31
2022

MENA Languages Year End Award Ceremony

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

THe MENA Languages Faculty invite all MENA Language students to celebrate all of the year's accomplishments and award winners.  

Jun
6
2022

MENA Studies Spring 2022 Graduate Student Colloquium

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

This is a hybrid event Participate via Zoom (must have a Northwestern NetID) Xena Amro, Comparative Literary Studies | Foreigners in Paris:...

Sep
15
2022

Academic Directions Fair

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Students have the opportunity to meet our professors and learn more about the courses offered in Arabic, Hebrew, and Turkish. ...

Sep
19
2022

MENA Languages Open House

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Are you interested in starting or continuing your language journey in Arabic, Hebrew, or Turkish?  MENA Languages is hosting its...

Oct
5
2022

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities - from beginner to fluent - are...

Oct
7
2022

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome!

Oct
12
2022

Arabic Language Table

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practive speaking Arabic in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities - from beginner to fluent - are...

Oct
19
2022

Hebrew Language Table

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice spreaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome!

Oct
25
2022

Discussion of the Novels of Naguib Mahfouz

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Sponsored by the Evanston Public Library, Professor Ragy Mikhaeel will lead a discussion of the novels of Naguib Mahfouz.  

Oct
26
2022

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Turkish in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all levels - from beginner to fluent - are...

Oct
26
2022

Arabic Movie Night - Carona

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Join us in watching Carona, a new release comedy in Arabic with English subtitles, about how a Lebanese family lived...

Oct
28
2022

Arabic Language Table

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice speaking Arabic in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities - from beginner to fluent - are...

Oct
31
2022

MENA Mondays: Faculty Colloquium with Fahri Oz

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join us for this week's MENA Monday event. Lunchboxes will be available at noon if attendees would like to eat...

Nov
2
2022

Study Abroad Fair 2022

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

The Study Abroad Fair is an opportunity to learn more about the different credit-bearing study abroad programs offered at Northwestern. Chat...

Nov
2
2022

Turkish Language Table

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

The Turkish Language Table is taking a field trip to The Block Museum for a scavenger hunt!  Join the Turkish...

Nov
3
2022

Hebrew Language Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice spreaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome!

Nov
4
2022

Global Initiatives Fair

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Global Initiatives

Join us for a comprehensive introduction to international opportunities available to McCormick students.  There is something for every undergraduate at...

Nov
7
2022

MENA Mondays: New Directions in MENA Studies

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join us for this week's MENA Monday event held via Zoom. Register for the event. Speaker: Can Açiksöz, Anthropology, UCLA Salih Can...

Nov
14
2022

MENA Mondays: Graduate Student Colloquium

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join us for this week's MENA Monday event. Lunchboxes will be available at noon if attendees would like to eat...

Nov
15
2022

Women, Life, Freedom: A Roundtable on Iran

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Recently in Iran, a 22 year-old Kurdish woman named Mahsa Jina Amini was arrested by the morality police for wearing...

Nov
16
2022

Performance: The East Loop

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Enjoy a night of live music from Chicago-based ensemble, The East Loop. The band brings together African American, Middle Eastern,...

Nov
18
2022

Hebrew Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Practice spreaking Hebrew in a supportive and fun environment.  Speakers of all abilities are welcome!

Nov
21
2022

MENA Mondays: Everyday Policing in the MENA Region

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Join us for this week's MENA Monday *virtual* event.  Speakers: Rema Hammami, Birzeit University; Jillian Schwedler, Hunter College; Omar Sirri, Human...

Nov
21
2022

Mariela Shaker Concert and Lecture

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by MENA Languages Program

Mariela Shaker presents "My Bow Bends for Peace." Syrian American Mariela Shaker is an international award-winning violinist and motivational keynote...

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