All students in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations are members of the Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Graduate Students’ Association (NMCGSA).
At the end of each academic year, the student body elects student officials to form the Executive Council for the following year, who will deal with graduate student matters on their behalf. The Executive Council meets on a regular basis to attend to any concern or issue brought to the attention of the Executive by its student members, plan socials and other recreational activities, organize the Annual Graduate Students’ Symposium, oversee the publication of the Symposium proceedings, and act as a liaison between the faculty and the students.
The NMCGSA also has a representative at the University’s Graduate Students’ Union (GSU), who deals with graduate student matters and concerns across the university.
President: Rand Saleh al-Jumaily
Vice-President: Morgyn Babins
Secretary: Gabby Lichtblau
Treasurer: Reagan Patrick
Department Representative: Morgyn Babins
Symposium Coordinator(s): Natasha Charles
Social Convener: Morgyn Babins
Library Liaison: Dina Fergani
NMC-CESI Representative: Vacant
Fundraising officer: Vacant
CUPI Representative: Dina Fergani
For all the latest activities, events and ways to get involved, please visit NMCGSA’s Facebook page.
Monday, March 12 2018
22nd Annual NMCGSA Symposium: Transcending Borders: Interactions Across the Near and Middle East
Location: Hart House
The Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations Graduate Students’ Association (NMCGSA) invites you to save the date and to join us on occasion of the 22nd Annual Graduate Students’ Symposium to be held at Hart House on Monday, March 12, 2018.
The Medieval and Modern Near and Middle East program will be held in the Debates Room, while the Ancient Near and Middle East program will be held in the East Common Room concurrently.
The presentations will run from 9:00am to 1:15pm. Those who are registered* will be provided with a complimentary lunch at Hart House following the presentations.
To all presenters and attendees, please register for this event as well as for the lunch reception separately* via Eventbrite by selecting the relevant tickets. For example, if you would like to attend the event as well as the lunch reception, please select one of each ticket type to be checked out. If you only wish to attend the presentations, select “event registration” only. Please note that only people who are registered for the event can register for the lunch reception.
The Symposium is fully accessible. For accessibility information please visit: http://harthouse.ca/accessibility/.
*Registration for the lunch reception is limited.
Two concurrent sessions will be running throughout the day at Hart House.
- 8:15 am to 8:45 am – Event Registration
- 8:45 am to 9:00 am – Opening Remarks
- 9:00 am to 1:10 pm – Concurrent Programs: Medieval and Modern panels (Debates Room); Ancient Near and Middle East panels (East Common Room)
- 1:15 pm to 1:30 pm – Closing Remarks
- 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – Lunch Reception (registration required)
A complimentary breakfast will be served at 10:50am during a short break between presentations – no registration is required.
For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
WE WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND OUR GRATITUDE TO OUR SPONSORS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, WITHOUT WHOM ORGANIZING THE EVENT WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE: FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE; SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES; GRADUATE STUDENT UNION; DEPARTMENT OF NEAR AND MIDDLE EASTERN CIVILIZATIONS; CENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE LITERATURE; DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE; DEPARTMENT FOR THE STUDY OF RELIGION; CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL STUDIES; DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY.
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