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We’re wishing the best to all who will be celebrating with family over a Passover Seder this coming Monday and Tuesday. 

The central event of Passover is the Seder, a ritual meal that…

The Middle East Studies Center will provide a grant to support faculty revising their courses or developing new courses relating to the Middle East. Learn more on the application page. We hope to…

By Melinda McClimans

Join us tomorrow with special guest Dr. Ziad Adwan, a theater artist and author, as he talks about “Syrian Theatre Institutions and Enmity." Adwan is known for  multiple insights into the…

Looking to learn more about the Middle East? Check out these courses below! Find a full list of ME-related courses here! 

 

ARTSSCI First Year Seminar 

Career Paths in…

The Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) coordinates Islamic Studies across the Big Ten Universities, providing students to engage with peers from other campuses. This summer, DISC is hosting…

By Melinda McClimans

Civil rights form an important part of U.S. citizenship that shapes our identity and informs American attitudes and cultural norms. We value democracy and equal treatment of all citizens…

As members of an academic community with deep interest in the Middle East and North Africa region, we extend our sympathy and concern for all impacted by the violence in Israel…

WGSS/ARABIC 2702 Gender and Citizenship in Modern Arabic Literature

This course explores modern Arabic literature from the 1960s to the present as a space where different understandings of…

By Rahma Anjum

As news, opinions, and sentiments pour into our radars about the escalating, now-devastating conflict in Israel-Gaza, many of us are seeking context and balanced information to make sense of…