News - August 4508 - Middle East Studies Center
Tuesday, May 17, 2005
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Monday, April 30, 2012
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
»Harry Anastasiou, International Peace and Conflict Studies faculty, was invited by the U.S. Department of State to present an up-to-date analysis of the Cyprus conflict and the effect of regional developments on the country. The event took place in Washin
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, co-authored a chapter titled “Organizational Socialization Outcomes: Now and Into the Future” published in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Socialization, Oxford University Press.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, coauthored an article, "Discretionary and Transactional Human Resource Practices and Employee Outcomes: The Role of Perceived Organizational Support," published in Human Resource Management.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Monday, January 7, 2013
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Contempt: State Literati vs. Street Literati in Modern Iraq," polished in the Journal of Arabic Literature, Brill Publishing, 43.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented “In Search of the Iraqi Other: Ethno-Religious Identities and the Discursive Formation of Secularism in Contemporary Iraqi Fiction” at the Modern Languages Association Convention in Boston
Thursday, January 24, 2013
»Portland State University Library Awarded $2,000 from the United States Institute of Peace to Support Public Education for Peacebuilding to support Muslim Journeys programming.
»Portland State University Library awarded Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection from the National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated into English the short story collection, Closing His Eyes, by Iraqi author Luay Hamza Abbsas, published by Moment Digibooks Limited, London, 2013.
Monday, February 18, 2013
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Herkesin 12 Eylul'u" [Everyone's Own Takeover of 1980] published in Amargi Feminist Journal of Theory and Politics, No. 27.
»Anne McClanan, Art History faculty, presented two lectures at University of Washington, Seattle, on March 4 and 5. There were "The Borghese Mosaics and Late Roman Spectacles of Death" and "Medieval Cyberspace: Strategies and Problems in Online Medieval Ar
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013
»Grant Farr, Emeritus Sociology faculty, has written the new book The Shaping of Iran Today, published by Cognella Press.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Monday, May 6, 2013
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, participated on many levels at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, April 11-13. She was a presenter for “Examining Overqualification and Positive Outcome
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Heritage Persian Learners vs. L2 Learners in the Classroom," at the 25th conference of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages in Chicago, April 25-28.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013
»Priya Kapoor, Communication faculty, presented a paper titled "Community and Transnational Media Trajectories: Radio in India and South Asia" at University of Oregon's "What is Radio? Exploring the Past, Present and Future" on April 26. Kapoor also presen
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, and Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, co-authored the article “Reactions to Employer Policies Regarding Prescription Drugs and Medical Marijuana: The Role of Safety Sensitivity” published
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Friday, September 13, 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, with colleague Barbara Tint and others led a civic engagement and community leadership study tour for 18 undergraduate student leaders from the Middle East and North Africa who were in Portland this summer. Th
»Nina Spiegel, Judaic Studies faculty, authored a book, Embodying Hebrew Culture: Aesthetics, Athletics, and Dance in the Jewish Community of Mandate Palestine, published in June by Wayne State University Press.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Monday, October 7, 2013
»Janet Walker and Said Amali, Regional Research Institute faculty, will lead a team of PSU researchers who will partner with colleagues from Qatar University on a two-year project funded by the Qatar National Research Fund. The goal of the project is to st
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited research talk titled “Think Globally, Act Locally: Interaction of Management Commitment to Environment and to its Employees” at Koç University Graduate School of Business in Istanbul, Turkey
Monday, October 21, 2013
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, has been re-invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology, a premiere journal in organizational behavior and management published by American Psychological Association.
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, was a panelist at the “Blueprints for Achieving Institutional and Regional Equity” session at GoGreen 2013, a conference about sustainability and business held in Portland on Oct. 15.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Monday, November 4, 2013
»Anne McClanan, Art + Design faculty, presented "The Poetics of Time and Place: Reassessing Notions of Hellenism in Cavafy's Byzantine Poems" at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
»Berrin Erdogan and Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty, contributed a chapter, titled “Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology,” to Noba, a free, open-access textbook for introductory psychology courses.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday, November 18, 2013
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented her paper, “The Exilic and the Other: Iraqi Fiction in Diaspora and the Discursive Reenactment of Ethno-Religious Identities,” at the Arabic Literature: Migration, Diaspora, Exile, Estran
»Public memorial for urban planning pioneers Nohad and Dirce Toulan will be Tuesday afternoon at Portland State
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Monday, December 2, 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, was re-invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Management.
»Kimberley Brown, Applied Linguistics and International Studies faculty, presented “World Englishes Infusion Activities in the TESOL Methods Sequence” at the Conference of the International Association for World Englishes in Tempe, Ariz., Nov. 16. Graduate
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented “A Bit Part, But An Important One: Linguistic Anthropologists and Sociolinguists as Expert Witnesses” at the 112th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Nov. 22.
»Priya Kapoor, Communication and International Studies faculty authored a lead theory chapter, "A Genealogy of Occupy within Transnational Contexts and Communication Research" published in an edited anthology, Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portl
Monday, January 6, 2014
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, gave a talk, titled “Employer-Employee Relationship,” at the Changing Employment Relationship and Worker Well-Being conference organized by Oregon Health & Science University and the PSU Occupational Health
Monday, February 3, 2014
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, participated in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages-American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages workshop, held to annotate the proficiency guidelines for Turkish language
Monday, February 24, 2014
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a talk titled "Istanbul: the Imagined City" for a panel on Envisioning Urban Istanbul, held at the University of Oregon in Portland, Feb. 12.
Monday, March 3, 2014
»Anne McClanan, Art + Design faculty, presented “Digital Humanities in Byzantine and Medieval Studies” at the University of California, Berkeley, Feb. 27.
»Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented a plenary session on networking skills at the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Alumni Professional Development Conference in Casablanca, Morocco, Feb. 21-25. Tint traveled on a
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Kimberley Brown, Applied Linguistics and International Studies faculty, and alum Laurene Christensen presented “Does Intercultural Education Really Matter in Teacher Education?” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Rewriting Iraq’s Iconic Places: Najaf in Murtada Gzar’s Al-Sayyid Asghar Akbar,” at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting at New York University in New
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, organized a panel, “Language Access in Healthcare and Recent Changes in the Law: Possibilities for Applied Linguists,” and on the panel co-presented a paper, “Applied Linguistics in the Service of Improved Healt
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, titled “Delineating and Reviewing the Role of Newcomer Capital in Organizational Socialization,” published in the journal Annual Review of Organizational Psychology a
Monday, May 26, 2014
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was elected president of the American Association of Teachers of Persian, the leading organization for teaching Persian nationwide.
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented a paper, “The Problematics of Speak-English-Only Rules in the U.S. Workplace: A Sociolinguistic Perspective,” at the Seconda Università degli Studi Di Napoli Centre for Research in Language and Law’s T
Monday, October 13, 2014
»Suwako Watanabe and Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a two-year Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop online learning modules for advanced learners
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Monday, January 12, 2015
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Persian at the Middle East Studies Association conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 22.
Monday, March 2, 2015
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, has been elected to serve as the individual member-at-large on the executive board of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages.
Monday, March 30, 2015
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored her second book, Persian in Use: An Elementary Textbook of Language and Culture, published by Leiden University Press, 400 pp. The book is accompanied by a website, www.persianinuse.com [t
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Monday, January 4, 2016
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "Content-Based Instruction of Persian through Web-based Modules" at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in Denver, Nov. 23.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Monday, May 2, 2016
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “Creating Online Content-based Material for Persian: Lessons Learned” at the 19th annual conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages in Atlanta, April 24-26.