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2015 Conference Agenda: The Middle East, North Africa and the World

8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcoming Remarks
9:00 am -10:30 am Political Economy
Energy and War in the Persian Gulf”
Rutgers University
“Oil, Guns, and Dollars: U.S. Arms Transfers and the Breakdown of Bretton Woods”
CSU Stanislaus
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Ideas and Institutions
Stanford University
“An Iconic Betrayal: Jean Paul Sartre and the Arab World”
University of Texas, Austin
“The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and the Psyche in postwar Egypt”
University of California, Davis
1:30 pm -3:00 pm Global Palestine
Stanford University
“Palestine and Circuits of Coercion”
University of London, SOAS
“Humanitarianism and Revolution: Samed, the Palestine Red Crescent Society, and the work of liberation”
George Washington University
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Circulation of Popular Culture
Stanford University
“Frantz Fanon and Judeo-Arab Music”
Columbia University
“A Global Maghreb: Crossroads, Borderlands, and Frontiers in the Rethinking of Area Studies”
Reed College
5:00 pm Concluding Remarks
Stanford University