x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 September 2017

NYUAD announces its September events

We've put together a list of the lectures and events you can attend for free

Maysoon Zayid, an actress and comedian who also appears in The Muslims Are Coming documentary and is co-organiser of the New York Arab-American Film Festival. Courtesy Maysoon Zayid
Maysoon Zayid, an actress and comedian who also appears in The Muslims Are Coming documentary and is co-organiser of the New York Arab-American Film Festival. Courtesy Maysoon Zayid

New York University Abu Dhabi is renowned for hosting a variety of events throughout the year including performances, exhibitions and lectures.

All of these events are free and hosted by people from right across the globe. 

Here is a list of the lectures and events on the programme during September.

September 5 - Conversation with Authors

Exit West: Bryan Waterman, Associate Professor of Literature NYUAD, will host a conversation with novelist Mohsin Hamid, author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia.

6:30pm to 8:00pm, NYUAD Campus, Conference Centre      

 

September 11 - Lecture: Trump, Twitter, Circulation: American Politics as Global Entertainment

Brian T. Edwards, Crown Professor in Middle East Studies; Professor of English, Comparative Literary Studies, International Studies, and American Studies, Northwestern University

6:30pm - 8:00pm NYUAD Campus, Conference Centre

 

September 12 - Lecture: Maysoon Zayid: Laughing at Life

Maysoon Zayid, Actress, Comedian, Disability Advocate, & Writer will give a lecture in collaboration with the NYUAD Arts Centre. 

6:30pm to 8:00pm NYUAD Campus, Conference Centre 

 

September 13 - Lecture: Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention

Severine Autesserre, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University

6:30pm to 8:00pm. NYUAD Campus, Conference Centre

 

September 17 - Lecture: Islam and Evolution: Was Darwin Right and Why Should Muslims Care?

Ehab Abouheif, James McGill Professor; Guggenheim Fellow; Member of the Royal Society of Canada, McGill University

6:30pm - 8:00pm. NYUAD Campus, Conference Centre

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