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Mar 30 2021 | Kathleen J. Sullivan | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The Walter J. Gores Award recognizes undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence, and Abbasi Program affiliate is one of this year's winners. Samer Al-Saber, an assistant professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was honored “for making the classroom...
Mar 16 2021 | Melissa De Witte
This is an excerpt from the article Stanford’s long history in supporting displaced academics during crisis, conflict, which focused on the topic that "through the Institute of International Education, Stanford has hosted displaced scholars who have had to escape conflict or flee persecution...
Mar 7 2021 | Al Jazeera
Official results showed that 51.2 percent of voters supported the proposal to ban face coverings in public places.
Mar 2 2021 | By Patricia Blessing & Ali Yaycıoğlu | Posted In: Faculty
On July 24, 2020, the Turkish government opened Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to prayer for the first time in 86 years, reverting the building’s status from museum back to mosque.
Jan 19 2021
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University present Ayad Akhtar in conversation with Professor Samer Al-Saber. Ayad Akhtar is a novelist and playwright. His work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He...

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