The Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, in collaboration with the The Mediterranean Seminar are pleased to announce a forthcoming academic workshop:
Mapping Tunisia in Mediterranean Studies: Approaches to Research and Professional Development in the Humanities and Social Sciences
In this workshop,
Prof. Julia Clancy-Smith, Professor of History at the University of Arizona,
Prof. Brian A. Catlos, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder,
Prof. Sharon Kinoshita, Professor of French Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz,
Prof. William Granara, Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature, Harvard University
will offer talks and conduct discussions around the field of Mediterranean Studies, with a specific focus on Tunisia.
The second-day sessions of this workshop will be dedicated to methodology of research and professional development in the scholarly field of Mediterranean Humanities. Graduate students and aspiring scholars who are interested in participating to these sessions need to send us a brief resume and cover letter in which they present their research interests.
Applications should be sent by email to email@example.com, by February 28.
DAY 1: Monday, March 9 ll 5:00-7:30 PM
[OPEN TO PUBLIC, ADMISSION FREE]
Lecture by Professor Julia Clancy-Smith, Professor of History at the University of Arizona
Spring Equinox in Tunisia: Wrecks, People, and Things in the Sea: Or, How to Do Mediterranean Studies?
Introductory talk by Professor William Granara, Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature at Harvard University
DAY 2: Tuesday, March 10 ll 9:00AM to 5:00 PM
[ON APPLICATION ONLY]
Mediterranean Studies: Practice and Profession
09:00 - 10:00: Sharon Kinoshita, Professor of French Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Pourquoi la Méditerranée? Perspectives de l'Amérique du Nord
10:15 - 11:15: Brian A. Catlos, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder
Mediterranean Studies: Why and How
11:30 - 12:30: Discussion around Participant’s Abstracts
Moderated by Prof. Sharon Kinoshita and Prof. Brian Catlos
14:00 -15:30: The Scholarly Profession in North America, Writing an Academic CV, Applying for Grants and Jobs
16:00 -16:30: Conferences and Meetings