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The Post-9/11 Veteran and Middle East Studies

When people ask me what my major in college was and I tell them Middle East studies, they almost always follow up with “was it because you went to Iraq?” 1,300 more words


Workshop Announcement: "(Auto)-Mobility in the Global Middle East: Defining the Field."

The Centre for Modern & Contemporary History is hosting a research workshop on Friday 6 November, on the theme “(Auto)-Mobility in the Global Middle East: Defining the Field.” 563 more words


The Profs Who Love Obama's Iran Deal

Middle East Forum, by Cinnamon Stillwell
FrontPage Magazine
August 10, 2015

Who supports the Obama administration’s increasingly unpopular Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA… 1,080 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Excerpt from "Cosmopolitan Conceptions" by Marcia C. Inhorn

Excerpt from pages 77-80 of Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF Sojourns in Global Dubai, by Marcia C. Inhorn, newly available from Duke University Press.

“HUBS: Reprotravel Stories… 728 more words

In The News

The Postcolonial Rot Spreads Beyond Middle East Studies

by Bruce Thornton
June 15, 2015

In theory, Middle East Studies programs are a good idea. One of the biggest impediments to countering modern jihadism has been the lack of historical knowledge about the region and Islam. 110 more words

Israel & Middle East

An Introduction to the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

In this guest post written by Frances S. Hasso on behalf of the co-editors of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, we learn more about the aesthetic changes undertaken during the transition to Duke University Press, both inside and outside the journal. 568 more words

In The News

The Middle East Studies Program presents a USC Dornsife-Farhang Foundation Iranian Studies Initiative Lecture
Neither East nor West: The Roots of the Iranian Quest for Self-Suficiency… 205 more words