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Arab Culture through Literature & Film Arab Culture through Literature & Film
This five unit high school curriculum, developed with support from the Qatar Foundation International, provides students with knowledge and tools to analyze and understand the Arab world.
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Catherine Loverti. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Catherine Loverti. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Kevin Sampsell. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kevin Sampsell. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Meet Professor Priya Kapoor Meet Professor Priya Kapoor
Associate Professor of Communication
Faculty Member
A Day in the Life: Memoirs from the Middle East A Day in the Life: Memoirs from the Middle East
The Multnomah County Library and Portland State University present a book club series which aims to dispel common stereotypes of the Middle East by exploring literature from the region.
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MESC Monthly MESC Monthly
The Middle East Studies Center distributes a monthly newsletter for educators, the MESC Monthly. Educators may subscribe to receive featured information, resources and opportunities.
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CBI PATH CBI PATH
The Middle East Studies Center presents a collection of lesson modules for content-based instruction of Persian, Arabic, Turkish, and Hebrew.
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Middle East Studies Center Listserv & Community Calendar Middle East Studies Center Listserv & Community Calendar
The Middle East Studies Center's listserv and online community calendar features information about the Center's events as well as other Middle East-related events taking place throughout the region.
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Middle East Studies Center Speaker Bureau Middle East Studies Center Speaker Bureau
The Middle East Studies Center regularly refers affiliated faculty, students, and community members to provide their expertise as guest speakers at local organizations and school classrooms, as sources for media reporting, or as general consultants for Middle East-related issues.
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Middle East Studies Center Events Archive Middle East Studies Center Events Archive
The Middle East Studies Center's events archive features event summaries, audio podcasts, pictures, resources and more. Miss an event? Check out the events archive!
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Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys
The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a collection of books, films, and other resources chosen with a view to familiarizing the American public with Islam and the cultural heritage of Islamic civilizations around the world.
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Middle East Teaching Tools Middle East Teaching Tools
Middle East Teaching Tools offers a collection of the best tools and resources to support education about the Middle East at the K-12 level. Materials are organized by country and theme and categorized into three sections, background information, news & media, and teaching materials.
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Natan Meir. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Natan Meir. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
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Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series Podcast Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series Podcast
The Portland State University Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series podcast features audio recordings from the series.
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Middle East Antiquities Middle East Antiquities
In 1962, Mr. Robert Bogue donated a fine and extensive collection of nearly 200 oil lamps to the Middle East Studies Center.
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Middle East Studies Center Middle East Studies Center
The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East.
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Middle East Studies Center Film Series Middle East Studies Center Film Series
The Middle East Studies Center’s film series showcases the rich tradition of cinema in the Middle East provides opportunities for audiences to view the region in new ways and to engage with potentially transformative ideas about the Middle East.
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Middle East Studies Center Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships Middle East Studies Center Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships provide a portion of institutional tuition and fees, as well as a stipend for Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish language study.
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Middle East Studies Center Notes from Abroad Blog Middle East Studies Center Notes from Abroad Blog
Notes from Abroad, a Portland State University student blog features reflections on travel and study abroad in the Middle East.
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Middle East Studies Center Lunch & Learn Brownbag Series Middle East Studies Center Lunch & Learn Brownbag Series
The Middle East Studies Center’s Lunch & Learn series offers students, faculty, and members of the community an opportunity to learn about events in the region from experts in the field.
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Laura Robson Laura Robson
Dr Laura Robson is Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History
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Middle East Studies Center Resource Library Middle East Studies Center Resource Library
The Middle East Studies Center has an extensive lending library of curricular materials, teaching resources, books for K-12 students, maps, posters, current and back issues of Saudi Aramco World, and DVDs on many aspects of the Middle East.
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Dannelle Stevens Dannelle Stevens
Reflection Matters - Journaling for ideas and insights
Faculty Member
Meet Yasmeen Hanoosh - Arabic Meet Yasmeen Hanoosh - Arabic
An award winning translator of Arabic short stories, Dr. Hanoosh's academic interests are as international...as they are diverse.
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Meet Anousha Sedighi - Persian Meet Anousha Sedighi - Persian
As the first scholar to publish on Persian as a heritage language, Dr. Sedighi is a linguist who understands the need to balance theory with practice.
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Meet Professor Dirgham H. Sbait - Arabic Meet Professor Dirgham H. Sbait - Arabic
A specialist in the improvised poetry and folk songs of the middle east, Dr. Sbait is always happy to share his vast knowledge of Arabic culture
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Berrin Erdogan Berrin Erdogan
Global Satisfaction - Helping managers lead an international workforce
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Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada
Professor Yesilada, Contemporary Turkish Studies Endowed Chair
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Meet Professor Dannelle Stevens Meet Professor Dannelle Stevens
How do teachers learn and develop? Ask Professor Dannelle Stevens, who studies teachers' learning and development.
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Meet Professor K. Pelin Basci Meet Professor K. Pelin Basci
From religion to pop culture, Professor K. Pelin Basci believes there is no experience that cannot be translated into every culture.
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