Middle East Studies

MES Senior Paper Presentation Day 2018

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute

Graduating seniors will present their honors thesis or capstone papers. View program here.

Thesis:
Alexander Abuaita, "Schooling Mubarak's Egypt: Facts, Fictions, and the Right to Education in an Age of Privatization" 

Oona Cahill, "The Power to Exclude: Rethinking the Role of the Merchant Class in the Construction of Kuwaiti Nationality"

Benjamin Gladstone, "Scattered Nation: The "Ingathering of Exiles" in Trilateral Relations between the Israeli, American, and Yemeni Jewish Communities during OperationOn Eagles' Wings"

Nathan Vanelli, "A Translation of Malika Moustadraf's Trente-Six"

Capstone:
Maria Alem, "Backseat Drivers: Women and (Auto)Mobilization in Saudi Arabia"

Nour Asfour, "The Iraqi Refugee Crisis as a Conduit for Authoritarian Upgrading in Syria"

Isabella Creatura, "#HolySelfie"

Isabel DeBre, "Topographical Traumas: Revising History in Ghassan Kanafani's Returning to Haifa and Sonallah Ibrahim's That Smell"

Emma Jerzyk, "What counts as Egyptian literature? Situating Paula Jacques’ Light of My Eye within Egyptian Literature"

Ian Pearsall, "Gendered Imagery of the Gazelle Hunt in Three Arabic Novels"

Marcelo Rivera-Figueroa, "Resistance EP"

Andre Vogel, "The Source of Change within Society: Modern Iranian Women's Movements"

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