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The Middle East Center at Penn sponsors and supports programs and initiatives across the disciplines and professional schools, and runs a dynamic outreach program in the Delaware Valley. Faculty and students at Penn are also active and prominent in the field of Middle East studies, making significant and highly regarded contributions to scholarly output in their areas of interest. We will continue to update news of the Center's activities and highlight the achievements of our faculty and students here.

Aug
14
Emily Feldman and Fareed Mostoufi This workshop is designed to provide professional development training to K-12 educators by assisting them in incorporating media analysis into the curricula, specifically focusing on the stereotyping of women in the Middle East. This workshop feautures journalist Emily Feldman and Fareed Mostoufi from the Pulitzer Center. The workshop provides Act 48 Credit. To obtain these credits a lesson plan outlining how you plan to incorporate media analysis into the teaching should be submitted 1-2 weeks after the workshop. To register please email aviden@sas.upenn.edu on August 12 at the latest  
4:30pm
Houston Hall 217, 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sep
26
Middle East Center Staff Come and converse with the Middle East Center staff about how they can best assist you in incorporating relevant Middle East oriented content into your curricula. Pizza and soft drinks will be served.  
5:30pm
Irvine Green Room, 3401 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Oct
4
Intissar Fakir, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
Oct
18
Dr. Rayya El Zein, Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
Oct
25
Dr. Paul R. Pillar, The Iran Project
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
Nov
1
Dr. Wendy Pearlman, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200