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Spring 2015

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 & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships to both undergraduate and graduate students for summer intensive language study this year. FLAS is funded through the U.S. Department of Education.

Spring 2011

Led by Ali G. Scotten, a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton's Persia House, where he serves as a leading linguist and analyst on Iranian foreign Policy and domestic issues. Included is a powerpoint on how to write effective policy briefs.

Fall 2011

​Beginning in summer 2012, UA students will be able to spend seven weeks in Jordan earning UA credit.

NES 597A, "Teaching about the Middle East," is offered by the University of Arizona for 3 graduate credits (in Middle Eastern and North African Studies).

Fall 2010

  • 2010 Winners of CMES Annual Lesson Plan Competition
    The Center is pleased to announce the 2010 winners of our annual Lesson Plan Competition.
    1st Place: Benjamin Breault
    2nd Place: Lorna Holmes
    Honorable Mention: Stacy Hercules, Wendy Youngblood, Karen Lieneke, and Saviz Safizadeh

Fall 2009

Spring 2009

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