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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.


The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at the University of Arizona, one of 15 Title VI National Resource Centers in the U.S. for Middle Eastern Studies, will award a record 13 Foreign Language... read more
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... 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... read more


2015 Annual Photography Exhibit: Labor and Leisure
MENAS Colloquium Series
        SPRING 2015 Talks are usually scheduled for 3pm on Friday afternoons in Marshall 490. Please check individual talk webpage for date/time/location details as they may change. Visit the MENAS Colloquium Series archives.     January... read more
Fall 2015 Film Series
1ST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH 7PM in Manuel Pacheco Integrated Learning Center (ILC), Room 150, 1500 E. University Blvd. Free and open to the publicAll films have subtitled or spoken English 
Call for Photos: 2016 CMES Annual Photography Exhibit


Contact Us

Our Location

Contact Info


Center for Middle Eastern Studies
845 N. Park Avenue
Marshall Bldg Room 470
P.O.Box 210158-B
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
Tel: (520) 621-5450
Fax: (520) 621-9257

Center Director

Anne H. Betteridge
845 N. Park Avenue
Marshall Bldg Room 471
P.O.Box 210158-B
Tel: (520) 621-5456
Fax: (520) 621-9257