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SISMEC: Symposium on Arid Lands Agriculture, Food Security and Health

 

http://www.sismec.org/2014/10/16/10302014-symposium-on-arid-lands-agriculture-food-security-and-health/

Post date: Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:55

Turki Faisal Al-Rasheed will be traveling to the University of Arizona to conduct a series of lectures, speeches and short courses from Oct. 30 until Nov. 7. The visit is in conjunction with the centennial year celebration of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).
Coinciding with the ABE centennial celebration, the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies (MENAS)/SISMEC and the Global Institute... Read more

Post date: Fri, 09/26/2014 - 15:32

UANEWS article written By Lori Harwood, UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences | February 4, 2014

"The UA has launched the Arabic Flagship Program as part of a national initiative that aims to train more people to speak Arabic, considered a "critical" language for national security."

Please click on this... Read more

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 11:23

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the education and training of others in Middle East studies,
With deep appreciation for his dedication to preparing his students for a life of scholarship, teaching, and professional service; For the care with which he provoked, inspired and nurtured fledgling ideas, and the rigorous critique by which he helped students turn inchoate observation into precise analysis; It is an honor to recognize Carl Smith an outstanding mentor and... Read more

Post date: Fri, 04/19/2013 - 15:15

The school of Middle Eastern and North African Studies is proud to announce the arrival of our Accelerated Master's Program (AMP).

This program is geared toward undergraduate students who are interested in completing a BA and professional track MA in 5 years. Students in the AMP will be required to complete 33 units of coursework, 12 of which may also be applied to a BA in MENAS. Interested undergraduates must apply to this program by April 1st of their junior year. For more... Read more

Post date: Wed, 03/13/2013 - 12:22

Dr. Kamran Talattof's 2011 book, "Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran: the Life and Legacy of a Popular Female Artist," was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title, and was announced in January 2012 issue of Choice Magazine.

The announcement reads, "This year's Outstanding Academic Title list includes 629 books and electronic resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the 7,263 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year. Of... Read more

Post date: Fri, 03/16/2012 - 11:24

The "Michael Bonine Memorial Travel & Research Endowment Award" has been established in honor of Professor Michael Bonine. This award will support summer travel by undergraduate students and pursuit of academic activities by graduate students enrolled in, or affiliated with, the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies. Donations are welcomed via check or through an online payment.

To donate by check, please make check payable to the: UA foundation/... Read more

Post date: Tue, 01/03/2012 - 09:58

The Southwest Initiative for the Study of Middle East Conflicts (SISMEC) was featured in the Daily Wildcat on September 26, 2011.  The article discussed the SISMEC panel "Anatomy of a Tipping Point: Opposition Movements, Intervention and the Military in the Arab Fall" from the previous Friday.  Click below to read more:

http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/index.php/article/2011/09/... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2011 - 21:19

Faculty members of the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies will participate in numerous presentations as part of the School of Behavioral Sciences 9/11 Week.  MENAS participating panels are as follows:

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m. - The panel "History, Culture, and Politics:  The Setting for 9/11" will examine the various historical, geopolitical and cultural contexts that surrounded the attacks of 9/11. Panelists include Albert Bergesen, head of the... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/06/2011 - 15:32

Near Eastern Studies is pleased to announce its partnership with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Middle East Studies Association, the American Institute for Maghribi Studies and the Southwest Initiative for the Study of Middle East Conflicts as the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies. 

Post date: Fri, 06/24/2011 - 13:32

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