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Yale Arab Conference: Amalna

Apr 20 - Apr 21
Multiple locations TBA

The 2018 Yale Arab Conference “Amalna: Paving the Road Ahead,” hosted by the Yale Arab Students Association will be an unprecedented, international conference on the Middle East which will take place at Yale University on April 20th-21st 2018.

The conference aims to promote a positive outlook on the future for the Arab world. We want to show our hope (Amalna) for a region that can thrive despite the violence and destruction so often associated with it.

The primary objective...

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Yale Arab Conference

Apr 20 - Apr 21
Multiple Locations across Campus

'Amalna: Paving the Road Ahead' will be an unprecedented, international conference on the Middle East which will take place at Yale University on April 20th-21st 2018.

We aim to promote a positive outlook on the future for the Arab world — to show our hope (Amalna) for a region that can thrive despite the violence and destruction so often associated with it. The primary objective of the conference is to enhance the ASA’s role as a campus and region-wide platform for engagement...

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Arab Cultural Night

Wednesday, Dec 6, 6 pm
Asian American Cultural Center (AACC), 295 Crown St.

Join us at the Arab Cultural Night where Arab refugees from New Haven will be conducting stalls alongside Yale students to showcase an emblem of Arab culture! Come to try Arabic calligraphy and ornament making, painting on glass, making paper lanterns, henna (body art), dabke (dance) and Arabic coffee and tea tasting. Middle Eastern dinner will be served. There are limited spots available for painting on glass; RSVP in advance by filling out the contact form...

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Book Reading with Mohammed Alwan

Wednesday, Oct 4, 6 pm

The Arab Students Association is partnering with the Middle East Institute (MEI) to host Saudi novelist Mohammed Alwan for a reading from his latest novel. There will be a Q&A session after the reading as well as a reception where light refreshments will be provided. 

Mohammed Hasan Alwan is a Saudi novelist and the 2017 recipient of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), the most prestigious literary prize in the Arab world. His winning novel, A Small Death, is the...

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