June 18, 2011, 1:00pm
American Issues in A Global Context: Turkey in the World
Location: ARCH Building, Crest Room (3601 Locust Walk)

Please Join the Middle East Center for two innovative workshops on June 11th and 18th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.  The workshops are in conjunction with our 2011 Fulbright-Hays GPA on Turkish society.  Sessions will be lead by leading experts in the field from UPenn.

Program I: June 11th
1:00PM-”A Short History of Turkish-Kurdish Relations”
Prof. Brendan O’Leary and Prof. Khaled Salih

3:00PM-”Language Reform in Turkey from the Empire to the Republic”
Dr. Mehmet Darakcioğlu

Program II: June 18th
1:00PM-”Carving Frontiers: the Making of the Iranian-Turkish Border”
Prof. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

3:00PM-”James Baldwin, Eartha Kitt and African-Americans in Turkey”
Prof. Sylvia Önder

All programs will take place in the ARCH Crest Room (3601 Locust Walk)
Open to all K-16 teachers and administrators.
ACT 48 Credit Available
For further information please email James Ryan at jamryan@sas.upenn.edu

The Middle East Center