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Withers Hall 331

January 2018

Creating Illusions: Arabs in America’s Fairs

January 24, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A talk by Dr. Linda Jacobs, titled "Creating Illusions: Arabs in America's Fairs, 1876-1896. The end of the 19th century saw an explosion of local and international fairs in the United States. Americans were bitten with “fair mania;” more than 50 million people attended these fairs, when the U.S. population was only 63 million. Historians of Arab immigration concentrate on two fairs—the Centennial Exposition of 1876 and the Chicago Fair of 1893 — but Arabs participated in and sold goods…

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February 2018

Love in Spanish Literature

February 14, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

“Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Spanish Club as we learn about romance in Spanish literature and poetry - then create your own love letter or poem in Spanish!”

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