Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter (2006-2013)

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The official newsletter of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Supersedes Center for Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter (1982-2003) (continues item numbering). Ceased publication in 2013.


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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2006-2007, No. 30
    (2006-10) Aghaie, Kamran Scot; Rose, Christopher; Herman, Jeanette
    NRC refunding; new faculty Mahmoud al-Batal and Kristen Brustad; Fulbright-Hays seminar in Egypt; off-campus workshops fior K-12 teachers; K-12 curriculum development; Islamic Movements conferenc; Urban Geographies conference; new fiction translations; grant from SIAWE for Persian translations; new publications; Mediterranean Crossroads 2006; online Persian language learning resources; new faculty Sonia Seeman, Nader Morkus; visiting professor Yoav Gelber; new librarian Robin Dougherty.
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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2007-2008, No. 31
    (2007-11) Rose, Christopher; Moore, Wendy; Raizen, Esther
    Arabic Flagship Program; ROTC Language and Culture Project; Farewell to Elizabeth Warnock Fernea and Robert Fernea; Middle East Ensemble "Bereket," New faculty Hina Azam and Fehintola Mosadomi; faculty and staff news; obituaries: Carol Justus and Winfred Lehmann; outreach news; new publications and excerpts from Women on a Journey and Siraaj.
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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2008-2009, No. 32
    (2008-11) Moore, Wendy; Rose, Christopher; Shuey, Kristi
    Looking ahead to the 50th anniversary of CMES; Denise Schmandt-Besserat wins Hamilton Award; interview with Faegheh Shirazi on popular religious practice in Iran; new publications; interview with M.R. Ghanoonparvar on the art of translation; report on study abroad in Egypt; new faculty Tarek El-Ariss, Na'ama Pat-El, Laila Hassan Familiar, Adi Raz, Martha Schulte-Nafeh, Anousha Shahsavari; visiting professor Elisheva Rossman-Stollman; visiting scholars Songül Ata, Dina Hosni, Nahla El-Senously, Aviad Stollman, and Eran Zaidise; Tracking Cultures: making it all relevant.
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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2009-2010, No. 33
    (2009-11) Brustad, Kristen; Raizen, Esther; Moore, Wendy; Rose, Christopher; Shuey, Kristi; Vessali, Behrang Vameghi
    Remembering Elizabeth Warnock Fernea; a conversation with Jo Ann Hackett and John Huehnergard; visiting faculty Joseph Nevo and new lecturer Hope Fitzgerald; a visit and lecture by Lebanese author Hoda Barakat; Arabic Flagship Program and Arabic Summer Institute; a student's personal reflections on the Green Revolution in Iran; ROTC Language and Culture Project.
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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2010-2011, No. 34
    (2010-11) Rose, Christopher; Moore, Wendy; Shuey, Kristi; Aghaie, Kamran Scot
    New Ancient Israel and the Near East program; interview with Ghada Abdel Aal, author of I Want to Get Married! The Jil Jadid graduate student conference in Arabic literature and linguistics; a visit by Adonis; Arabic House co-op; Intensive Persian language summer institute; teacher study abroad; outreach lecture series; the new push for Turkish studies.
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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2011-2012, No. 35
    (2011-11) Moore, Wendy; Rose, Christopher; Shuey, Kristi
    Views on the Arab Spring; Tributes to retiring faculty: Peter Abboud, Aaron Bar-Adon, Clement Moore Henry, Harold Liebowitz, and Seth Wolitz; New publications With This Night (Leah Goldberg) and How Happy to Call One's Self a Turk (Gavin Brockett); the Institute for Communication on Media and the Middle East (ICOMME); new MELC major encourages students to think beyond languages and nations; new faculty publications from Samer Ali, Benjamin Brower, and Karen Grumberg; Hemispheres receives a grant from the Library of Congress for outreach.
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    Middle Eastern Studies Newsletter 2012-2013, No. 36
    (2012-11) Rose, Christopher; Moore, Wendy; Shuey, Kristi; Hall, Stephanie; Hamill, Katy; Paul, Andrew William; Raizen, Michal; Brustad, Kristen
    M.R. Ghanoonparvar retires; Looking to the future; Global Professional Leadership Training; Lecture by James Gelvin (UCLA) on the Arab Spring; New Publications A Bit of Air, The Neighbors, Moon and Henna Tree; New Faculty Jonathan Kaplan; a year in Cairo; Presenting in MESA for the first time; Alumni Interviews: Sahar Aziz and Peter Glanville, Humanities outside the classroom; Teachers' Spring Break in Morocco; Persian of Iran Today.