The History of Middle East Studies in the Western World
Lecture by Gary Leiser, PSU Β69 with comments by Jon Mandaville, Professor Emeritus, History and Official Opening of PSU Library Exhibit (through Dec. 10)
Friday, October 9, 2009, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 101, PSU
Gary Leiser, PSU Β69, Middle East scholar and author, and Jon Mandaville, Professor Emeritus, History, are co-curators of a wonderful exhibit in the PSU Branford Millar Library on the history of Middle East Studies in the western world. Come see displays on the Midlde East Studies CenterΒs history, hear about the exhibit contents and theme from Leiser and Mandaville, then visit the exhibit in the PSU Library with information panels, rare books, and display of Middle East-related books by PSU alumni and current and former faculty.
Co-sponsored by PSU's Middle East Studies Center, Branford P. Millar Library, and Alumni Association, with support from the Tarbell Family Foundation, Fahad Al-Athel, Art Wright, Saudi Aramco, and the Gordon Hunter Fund. For more information, call (503)725-4074.