Middle East

Join Mehdi Bozorgmehr for a discussion of Iranian immigration to the U.S. from the mid-1960s to the present. Bozorgmehr offers an up-to-date and objective profile of Iranian Americans, challenging some of the existing stereotypes about this misunderstood ethnic group. 

The Barnard International Artist Series welcomes Pakistani author Nadeem Aslam for a reading from his most recent novel, The Blind Man’s Garden. Set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11, his novel explores one family’s losses, and the simplest, most enduring human impulses.

Political science professor's op-ed appears in The New York Times

 

Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self. 

Israeli diplomat discusses regional shifts—past, present, and future