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“Teach the Middle East Conference for K - 12 Educators”
Saturday, April 18, 2009 - 8:30am to Saturday, April 18, 2009 - 4:30pm

“Teach the Middle East Conference for K - 12 Educators,” featuring a keynote panel of Middle Eastern students and grade-level curricular workshops and breakout sessions focusing on the cultures of Turkey, Iran, Israel and the Arab world. Also includes Middle Eastern lunch, entertainment, a "Middle Eastern Market" and organizations representing several Middle Eastern countries.



When:  Saturday, April 18th, 2009
Where: 

Keynote Panel, mid-day market and lunch in Hoffman Hall (
SW 11th Ave
and SW Harrison); Breakout sessions and closing in Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 SW Broadway)
Time:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:  $25 teachers, general public, $15 full-time students.


Registration required by April 14.


Conference will be followed by a "Teach the Middle East Youth Forum" for middle and high school students on December 11, 2009.



For information or to register, call (503) 725-4074 or (503) 274-7488 or contact Karen@worldoregon.org or visit www.worldoregon.org.



Co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Oregon and PSU's Middle EastStudiesCenter.