Middle Eastern Studies
Beginning in Spring 2021, students interested in declaring a minor in Middle East Studies should do so through a concentration within the Asian Studies department. Please visit the Asian Studies website for more information, and be in touch with one of the affiliated faculty with additional questions. The MES minor will no longer be offered for students matriculating in the fall of 2021 and later.
The Middle East Studies minor allows students to thoroughly explore the cultures, politics, societies and economies of Middle Eastern and Northern African countries.
Middle East Studies News
Philbrick Yadav to Deliver Kinghorn Lecture
As part of her appointment as the 2018-19 John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav will deliver this…
Muslims in the Western Imagination
Engaged in a semester of research and discourse on conceptions of Muslims in the Western imagination, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar has joined a residency at the Center…
First-Year Seminar Symposium
Designed to build a foundation for skills in critical thinking and communication at the Colleges, the First-Year Seminar (FSEM) ranges in topics from fictional worlds and semiotics, to political power…