Middle East Studies

MES Senior Paper Presentation Day 2019

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Monday, May 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Kim Koo Library, Watson Institute
111 Thayer St.

Graduating seniors will present their honors thesis or capstone papers. View MES Senior Paper Presentation Day 2019 program. 


Margaret Follett –  “Such a Method of Doing Business”: Local Shipping Agents, the Hajj, and the Divide between Corporate and Colonial Priorities in late 1870s Jeddah

Anna Murphy – The Tyranny of the Tabloids: Identifying methods of exclusion in press coverage of British Muslims


Alexander Samaha – Sex, Power, and the State: Assessing the Policing of Queerness in the Contemporary Middle East

Rakan Aboneaaj – Social Statelessness in the Palestinian Diaspora: Application and Implications of a New Conceptualization of Statelessness

Jessica Murphy – Displacement and Emplacement: Demonstrations of Solidarity in Response to the "Travel Ban"

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