A presentation by a Jordanian-born scholar on ‘New Feminist Voices in Islam’ will be the first public lecture offered through the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships. Ibtesam Al Atiyat, a former visiting scholar at UW-Green Bay and now an assistant professor of sociology at St. Olaf College, will speak at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18.
Prof. David Coury, Humanistic Studies, shipped home an email Monday (July 12) from the nation of Jordan, where he’s helping lead a Wisconsin delegation that is spending a month abroad on a Fulbright-Hays grant.
A group of students, faculty and staff at UW-Green Bay is getting ready for a trip to Jordan by getting together to learn Arabic. It’s all in preparation for the new Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships.
UW-Green Bay’s new Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships, announced this week, is getting a boost from Jeremy Wildenberg, a first-year student who serves as a reminder that non-traditional students often bring a knowledge that adds to the academic experience. In his case, he’s teaching Arabic to UW-Green Bay educators. Wildenberg, age 35, a […]
UW-Green Bay’s new Center for Middle East Studies was profiled Tuesday (May 18) in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The center will coordinate travel and study programs and promote a better understanding of that important area of the world. Read more here. And here’s more from our own coverage.
With the establishment of the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is expanding its academic focus upon one of the most compelling areas of the globe.