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Academic Networking in Sub-Saharan and North AfricaAlbumsAcademic Networking in Sub-Saharan and North Africa

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
President Price stopped by the John Hope Franklin Center this morning, April 27, 2018 to meet with leaders from African universities during the workshop, "Academic Networking in Sub-Saharan and North Africa: From Accreditation to Global Ethics. This workshop was organized by the Duke Islamic... Read More »
Sieber is second from right

AMES Major Hannah Sieber named one of FORBES '30 under 30 in Energy'

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Sieber double-majored in Asian and Middle Eastern studies and international comparative studies at Duke. Her coursework introduced her to the interrelation of food systems and energy systems, as well as the impact of energy on cultural trends in China, among other topics. She... Read More »
Language Labs Help Global Health Students Build Cultural Literacy

Language Labs Help Global Health Students Build Cultural Literacy

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
To succeed in the field, global health researchers and practitioners must become proficient in a number of skills, from project management to research methods to cultural literacy—and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) works hard to give students opportunities to develop this expertise. This... Read More »
'That's Just How Life Goes", Sophomore Bryan Rusch isn't letting life in a wheelchair dull his shine

'That's Just How Life Goes", Sophomore Bryan Rusch isn't letting life in a wheelchair dull his shine

Monday, February 19, 2018
By Daniela Flamini | 12/01/2017 One of the most peculiar things I have ever witnessed happened in the small, winding alleyways of Fez, Morocco, while I was studying abroad there with the Duke in the Arab World program. Our group of 14 students followed our tour guide to the... Read More »

Call for Papers, Deadline November 20, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
​The graduate student conference component of the workshop will feature papers by 6 graduate students, selected by a panel of Duke faculty and graduate students. Duke will cover the domestic travel and 3 days of room/board for the graduate students who are invited to speak. Although the workshop... Read More »
Video Skit Competiton

Video Skit Competiton

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Duke students are invited to make 5-minute videos in Hindi, based loosely on a scene from their favorite Bollywood film. The video is to be shot entirely on the Duke campus, using no more than 5 fellow-students as actors. The videos should be original work (copyrighted to you). You can... Read More »

Job Opportunity with AMES, Arabic Culture

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications for a position in Arabic culture at the level of assistant or early associate professor. The position is open to candidates with a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern or Near Eastern Studies, or... Read More »
New Reads This Fall From Duke Faculty

New Reads This Fall From Duke Faculty

Monday, October 31, 2016
miriam cooke, a professor of Arab cultures, is one of several Duke faculty members releasing new books. cooke's publication — “Dancing in Damascus: Creativity, Resilience and the Syrian Revolution” (Routledge, Nov. 25, 2016) — traces the first four years of the Syrian revolution and the activists’... Read More »

The Growth of Islamic Studies

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Two months after the 9/11 attacks, many of the major Islamic scholars gathered in Denver for their annual meeting. Omid Safi, the director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center and professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, was one of the conveners and he couldn’t help but notice... Read More »

Congratulations to the 2016 Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Graduates

Sunday, May 15, 2016
1st and 2nd Majors Arabic: Leila Alapour Susanna Kate Booth Tessa May Deardorff** Alimat Emiola (1st) Jessica Ashley Gold (1st)** Maura Rose Guyler Zelie Alexandra Lewis Kehaan Hussain Manjee Tara Katherine Mooney Thao Thi Nguyen (1st)*** Eric Francis Peterson (1st) Nura Smadi... Read More »

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