Middle Eastern Studies Program Newsletter 

newsletter-cover-spring2018-350Spring 2018

From the Director's Desk 

Interim Director Osamah F. Khalil discusses the program's initiatives and achievements this year, including student and faculty research projects.


2017-2018 MESP Events  

Middle Eastern-related events from our 2017-2018 calendar 


Graduate Students Conducting Research on Topics and Issues Related to the Middle East

Our students' work and research on the region


Interview with Dr. Jaklin Kornfilt

Professor Kornfilt discusses her educational background and the importance of understanding different languages


Interview with SU Press Editor Suzanne Guiod 

Editor Suzanne Guiod discusses Middle East-related publications from the SU Press.


Interview with Dr. Timur Hammond 

Dr. Hammond discusses his educational background and the importance of understanding geography and its relationship to Islam.


Interview with Dr. Carol Fadda 

Professor Fadda discusses her research on American studies, Middle Eastern Studies, critical race and ethnic studies, and gender and sexuality studies. 


Interview with Dr. Ken Frieden 

Professor Frieden discusses his educational background and the importance of understanding Yiddish and Judaic history for Middle Eastern Studies. 


Student and Faculty Awards 


2018 Conferences and Symposiums 


MESP Graduate Study Abroad Note: Aykut Ozturk in Turkey


MESP Faculty Update