Implementing The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy in the Classroom

Implementing The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy in the Classroom

The Choices Program at Brown University invites you to attend: Implementing The Middle East: Questions for U.S. Policy in the Classroom

Thursday and Friday, July 26-27, 2018
Brown University, Providence, RI
8:30-4:00 pm
Cost: $145

Format: This is a hands-on, interactive program. Participants will be asked to engage in activities, contribute to discussions, and lead small group presentations. There will be two content presentations by scholars during the program. 

If you have any questions, please email Mimi_Stephens@brown.edu. Enrollment is limited to 25. Please register early.

K-12 Summer Institute | Dimensions of the Middle East: Foundations, Cultures and Geopolitics

K-12 Summer Institute | Dimensions of the Middle East: Foundations, Cultures and Geopolitics

The Islamic Studies Center at Duke University offers a five-day workshop this summer designed to introduce teachers to different dimensions of the Middle East. From social movements to geopolitics to cultures and more, teachers will deepen their understanding of both the historic and modern Middle East. Participants will learn from scholars and community experts, engage with authentic texts, and participate in experiential learning activities.
This institute is open to currently practicing educators teaching in grades 6-12 in the United States. All expenses will be covered for selected participants. Application Deadline: March 25, 2018.

Opportunity for High School Teachers and Students | The Muslim Protagonist

Opportunity for High School Teachers and Students | The Muslim Protagonist

Unique opportunity for high school teachers and their students to participate in the annual symposium presented by Columbia student group, The Muslim Protagonist. This year's symposium features the theme of "Aunthencity." The symposium will feature panels and workshops on zine-making and calligraphy. 

The Middle East Institute is offering to sponsor ten high school teachers and their students to attend (we will cover the attendance fee). If you or your students are interested in attending, please register here

Open to people of all backgrounds, ages, faiths, and cultures, The Muslim Protagonist is NOT an event exclusively for Muslims, “minorities,” or Columbia students/faculty—everyone is welcome