Welcome to The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at the University of Arizona (UA) supports and promotes Middle East language and Middle East studies-related teaching and research throughout the University, and fosters understanding of the Middle East through an extensive program of outreach to schools and the wider community.

MENAS Colloquium Series
SPRING 2014   ALL TALKS BEGIN AT 3PM IN MARSHALL 490 (unless otherwise noted)  
Spring 2014 Film Series
DEBUT FILMS BY MIDDLE EAST DIRECTORS1ST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH7PM IN MARSHALL 490  
Annual Photography Exhibit: Connections

Center News

Come finish your holiday shopping at CMES next week. CMES t-shirts will be ON SALE  for $15 from December 9-13. CMES mugs and evil eye key chains will be sold at regular prices. CMES is open 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday. CMES merchandise is always available for purchase at regular prices during... read more
CMES will be holding a used book sale of over 1,000 volumes of bargain-priced Middle East studies books and journals! All CMES t-shirts are 50% off! Get a FREE CMES t-shirt when you spend $50 or more on books. Friday, September 6; 8:30 am to 3 pm; Marshall 490