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Middle East Studies

MES Commencement Diploma Ceremony - 2018

Sunday, May 27, 2018

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute 

For graduating seniors, family and friends, and MES faculty and concentrators.

Congratulations to our graduating seniors!

HONORS
Alexander Abuaita, Oona Cahill, Benjamin Gladstone, Sophie Kasakove ('17.5), Nathan Vanelli

CAPSTONE
Maria Alem, Nour Asfour, Isabella Creatura, Isabel DeBre, Emma Jerzyk ('17.5), Ian Pearsall,  Marcelo Rivera-Figueroa (summer 2018 graduate), Andre Vogel

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Student Events

Middle East Studies Diploma Ceremony

2:15 p.m.
Welcome
Beshara Doumani
Director, Middle East Studies

Alumni Representative Speaker
Emily Goldman ’14.5

Introduction to Students
Elias Muhanna
Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

Presentation of Undergraduate Diplomas
Joan Wernig Sorensen ’72, P’06 P’06
Corporation Member

Beshara Doumani
Director, Middle East Studies

Student Representative Class of ’18 Speaker
Alexander Abuaita ’18

Closing Remarks

3:30–5 p.m.
Reception
Graduates and their guests are invited to participate in the reception set up at the Kim Koo Library, 3rd floor, Watson Institute, following the awarding of the diplomas

Please note: You are welcome to come to the front to take pictures as your graduate is handed the degree. Please be respectful of others and wait until your student is at the podium.

The event is being recorded and live-streamed
An overflow room is set up in the South Common Room