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Middle East & North African Studies

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MENA Faculty Teaching Awards! (10-14-2014):  

MENA is thrilled to share the great news that four MENA faculty have been named to the Associated Student Government (ASG) Faculty and Administration Honor Roll for superlative teaching performance in 2013-14.  They are Professors Brannon Ingram, Rebecca Johnson, Fatima Khan, and Wendy Pearlman. This recognition honors their work in the classroom and with students.  MENA celebrates our colleagues and is so proud to have them teaching for our program! Congratulations!

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Upcoming Events

MENA Mondays. Graduate Student Colloquium. Speaker: Rana Khoury, Political Science
December 1, 2014 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
University Hall 1897 Sheridan Road Hagstrum Room, 201 

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ontheground 

On the Ground: New Directions in Middle East and North African Studies, edited by Brian Edwards, and featuring the work of 8 core faculty in MENA, was released in print on February 6, 2014. An online edition with full text of the contents is available here.

About

The Middle East and North African Studies Program (MENA) at Northwestern University offers interdisciplinary approaches to one of the most dynamic regions in the world—stretching from Morocco in the west to Iran and the Gulf States in the east, the Mediterranean in the north and into Saharan Africa and the Sudan in the south. MENA provides education in languages (Arabic, Persian and Turkish), histories, literatures and sociocultural specificities of this diverse area, while examining its global affiliations.

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Photo Gallery


Brian Edwards,Tehran, 2009


Jessica Winegar, Egypt, 2011


Brian Edwards, Isfahan, 2007


Hannah Feldman, Algiers


Brian Edwards, Fes


Hannah Feldman, Doha, Qatar


Brian Edwards, Casablanca, 2011


Jessica Winegar, Egypt, 2011


Brian Edwards, Casablanca, 2011


Brian Edwards, Cairo, 2009


Elizabeth Hurd, Damascus, 2009


Brian Edwards, Cairo, 2009