Lecture: Overview of Fulbright-Hays GPA to Uzbekistan & Tajikistan

When: September 23, 2022 3:00pm
flyer for lecture with Ellison Speight & and O'Malley

This event is part of the Fall 2022 Middle Eastern and North African Studies Colloquium Series.

In this talk, Austin O'Malley and Julie Ellison-Speight will discuss their Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad trip that they led to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. They will be sharing photos and major takeaways from their time abroad.

Austin O'Malley, the Roshan Institute Assistant Professor of Persian and Iranian Studies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2017. His research centers on the rhetoric, didacticism, and reception of pre-modern Sufi literature, and he is currently pursuing a book project that examines the poetry of Farid al-Din ' Attar from an audience-centered, rhetorical perspective.

Julie Ellison-Speight is the University of Arizona Associate Director of the Title VI Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Julie received her doctorate in near eastern studies with a focus on the Iranian women's movement. Julie managed the Afghan Cultural Heritage Program, which was a distance-learning project that was jointly funded by the US Department of State and the National Park Service.

This event will be held in Marshall 490. Please access our webpage by using the link below.

Audience: All


Campus: Main Campus


845 N. Park Avenue Marshall 490
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US

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Julie Ellison-Speight Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Julie Ellison-Speight