The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES)
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) supports and promotes Middle Eastern languages, teaching, and research throughout the University. CMES fosters understanding of the Middle East through an extensive program of outreach to schools and the wider community.
– Photo by Betsy Coleman (Damascus, Syria in 2009)
Books, videos, CDs, and more are available to check out from the CMES libraries. Enhance your Middle Eastern studies with our large inventory of materials.
K-12 Lesson Plans
Bring exciting lesson plans to your K-14 classrooms. Topics range from music and art to world history.
Lisa Adeli Middle East Fund
This fund is established in tribute to Dr. Lisa Adeli who passed away in December 2020. Your donations support students and educators purchase educational materials and participate in conferences and other activities that enhance studies of the Middle East.