• Cola: In downtown Djibouti, a young Afar girl takes a break from participating in a traditional Somali dance, organized in honor of World Education Day (Djibouti, Djibouti, 2011)
    Julie Luchetta

  • A man prepares limes for sale. One bag of limes = 50 cents USD (Fortaleza, Brazil, 2015)
    Christopher Yutzy

  • This photo was taken at the Borough Market in London during some background research into urban food access and fresh produce markets (London, UK, 2016)
    Danielle Johnson

  • A Nukak woman's feet near the ashes where she cooks (Aquabonita, Columbia)
    Carlos Del Cairo

     

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25th Annual Sabbagh Lecture: Dr. Orit Bashkin

Thursday, February 23, 2017 is the date for the 25th Annual Sabbagh Lecture, once again presented through the generosity of Drs. Entisar (Vivi; Ph.D. Arizona 1992) and Adib Sabbagh. This year Dr. Orit Bashkin, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, will present the talk “The History of Iraqi Jewish Children—In Israel and Iraq.” Sabbagh Lectures focus on the Arab cultures of the Middle East from an anthropological perspective. The lecture will be at 7:00 p.m. at the Tucson Marriott University Park, 880 East 2nd Street. It is free and open to the public; a reception follows the lecture. Read an abstract of Dr. Bashkin’s lecture here.

 

 

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Upcoming Events—February 17, 2017 Update
•    February 17: Ethnographic Audio & Video Workshop, led by Dr. Ashley Stinnett, 1:00–5:00 p.m., Haury Building, room TBA.... read more
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