The Middle East Center is pleased to announce the Master Teacher Fellows for 2016. Varley S. Paul from, Plymouth Meeting Friends School, and Melanie...
At the Middle East Center we recognize our position as a meeting point of different disciplines, departments, and constituents, which allows us to facilitate learning and research opportunities.
The Middle East Center sponsors programs and events serving the scholarly community at Penn that promote discussion of the history, culture, and politics of the modern Middle East.
MEC offers an extensive collection of videos and DVDs for free use by schools, groups, and individuals in Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley region.
The Middle East Center's (MEC) mission is to raise awareness about the unique circumstances of the Middle East and North Africa through implementing K-14 educational outreach programming, special events and academic lectures relating to the region.
The interdisciplinary MMES degree program is designed to allow students, both majors and minors, to specialize in the Modern Middle East as a region of the world by combining course work using both social, scientific, and humanistic approaches, underpinned by relevant language skills.
“The Modern Middle Eastern Studies major provided me an exciting, multifaceted lens through which to view a region that has interested me throughout my college career. The interdisciplinary approach offered me the unique opportunity to think about the contemporary Middle East in a nuanced fashion... More >
MEC congratulates Natalie Au and Rachel Townzen on being named the Pulitzer International Student...
Dr. Harun Küçük Delivers the Dean's Lecture at the Mongomery County Community College
Middle East Center continues to expand its outreach efforts to new partners. Most recently, we...
Global Distinguished Lecture Draws Crowds to Discuss Syrian Migration
At the National Resource Center's annual Global Distnquished Lecture event, "Lessons from the Great Syrian Migration," New...