NU-Q in Evanston

NU-Q in Evanston

NU-Q in Evanston

Each May, Northwestern University in Qatar faculty, students, and staff showcase their creative work and research, and share experiences from the Middle East at the Northwestern University home campus in Evanston, Illinois, USA. The Evanston community is invited to experience the creative work, innovation, and scholarship taking place at Northwestern University in Qatar.

2018 Event:


NU-Q Day – Celebrating the Student Experience

Norris University Center
Tuesday, May 15
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Learn more about Northwestern in Qatar; pick-up some free gifts, and have your name written in Arabic calligraphy


NU-Q Presents: “Lonnie Holley: The Truth of the Dirt”
Documentary by Marco Williams and Danielle Beverly, NU-Q/NU-E faculty

Helmerich Auditorium, Annie May Swift Hall
Wednesday, May 16
5:00 p.m. – Screening and discussion
6:00 p.m. – Reception

Follows screening at the National Gallery of Art on May 13


Introducing the Media Majlis at NU-Q: A Digital Museum of Communication, Media, and Journalism

NU-Q’s museum will explore journalism and media through multiple global and local lenses. Come hear about its upcoming exhibitions, resources available for research and classes, and opportunities for collaboration.

Trienens Forum (Room 1-515), Kresge Hall
Thursday, May 17
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Lunch will be provided)

Hosted by the Middle East and North African Studies Program; the Block Museum; Medill School; and the Buffett Institute