Tag: Center for Middle East Studies

Coury, Levintova join local roundtable on world refugee crisis

UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships will be joining St Norbert College’s Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice and Public Understanding for a round-table discussion on the Syrian refugee crisis last night (Nov. 12). The event, “We Can’t Look Away: A Conversation about the World Refugee Crisis,” took place on the SNC campus.  Featured […]

UW-Green Bay to host Islam awareness, education event Oct. 30

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will present an evening program titled “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay,” from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Richard Mauthe Center on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. It is free and open to the public. The event […]

In the media: Coury talks ISIL airstrikes with Local 5 News

Associate Prof. David Coury on Tuesday (Sept. 23) shared his expertise in Middle East affairs with Local 5 News’ Jenn Sullivan, as part of a story about airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Coury, a Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies faculty member who co-directs UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, told Sullivan the […]

Prof. Sherman to introduce Wednesday’s film series offering

This Wednesday (Sept. 17) at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum, the Green Bay Film Society’s Fall international film series continues with the 2011 Lebanese comedy, “Where do we go now?” Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the film follows the antics of the town’s women […]

Islam Awareness Week set for April 7-11

The Office of International Education shares news that Islam Awareness Week is planned for next Monday-Friday (April 7-11), with daily events to help participants learn more about Islam as a religion and culture as well as about the people and culture of Muslim-majority regions of the world. • Monday — Frontline News:Syria discussion, 6 p.m., […]

Visiting professor to speak on Islam as ecumenical movement Monday, Feb. 18

A renowned professor of Near Eastern History will present on “Nascent Islam as an Ecumenical Movement” from 2:15-3:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 in the Christie Theatre of UW-Green Bay’s University Union. University of Chicago Prof. Fred Donner’s presentation will examine whether Islam was originally founded just for Muslims, or rather as a religion intended to […]

To learn and to celebrate: International Education ‘Week’ lasts all month at UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay’s celebration of International Education Week has been extended to span the entire month of November, and a variety of displays, discussions and other events are planned. The U.S. departments of State and Education officially will recognize Nov. 12-16 as International Education Week 2012, calling the timeframe as “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits […]

Coury talks Arab Spring, Gadhafi death

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury weighed in on what’s next for Libya following the death of Moammar Gadhafi for a story in Friday’s (Oct. 21) Green Bay Press-Gazette. Coury, co-director of the Center for Middle East Studies, said the next several months will be critical for developing democracy in Libya, and that the U.S. should […]

Saturday’s conference on ‘Best Practices for Teaching Middle Eastern Content’

The Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships hosts its conference organized for K-12 teachers and university educators on campus this Saturday (April 2). For details on “Globalizing the Classroom: Developing Best Practices for Teaching Middle Eastern Content,” see our archived post.

April 2 conference will target best practices in teaching Middle East topics

As part of the follow-up program for the Fulbright-Hayes Group Project Abroad Grant, the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships extends an open invitation to a conference organized for K-12 teachers and university educators. Titled “Globalizing the Classroom: Developing Best Practices for Teaching Middle Eastern Content,” the conference will be held at UW-Green Bay […]