Winter 2024

Volume 7, Issue 1 

Graduate students from all departments are invited to submit work–whether written or artistic, scholarly or creative–to Lights, the official journal of the University of Chicago’s Middle Eastern Studies Student Association.

Submissions must pertain to the study of the Middle (or Near) East, but may treat any historical period.


Please send submissions (in an editable format) to

Deadline: November 30, 2023

Lights is funded in part by Student Government.