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The 3rd Annual Middle East Studies Conference

October 7-9, 2010 in Fresno, California

The 2010 Conference, sponsored by the Middle East Studies Program at California State University, Fresno, focuses on various aspects of the modern Middle East, from the arts, to history, literature, language, political economy, international relations, as well as socio-cultural and pedagogical matters. The public is invited to attend the keynote address, symposium and cultural performances.

College of Arts and Humanities
California State University, Fresno

Keynote Address

Teaching about Women and Gender in the  Modern Middle East

Dr. Nancy Gallagher
October 7, 2010, 5 pm
Peters Building 191


"East" Meets "West": Science, Mathematics, Philosophy, Economics and the Islamic Civilization

October 8, 2010, 10:30- 12:30 pm
Peters Building 191

George Saliba, Columbia University
Islam and the Transformation of Greek Science

Sasan Fayazmanesh, California State University, Fresno
Al-Khwarizmi's Algebra and the Commercial Revolution

Emma Gannage, Georgetown University
Intercultural Context of Islamic Philosophy

Mahmood Ibrahim, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
Islamic Medicine


UC Santa Barbara Middle East Ensemble

October 9, 2010, 8 pm
Concert Hall


Dr. Sasan Fayazmanesh (
Program Committee Chair

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