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MENA Undergraduate Awards

Two MENA undergraduates recently won major awards! MENA Major Madeline Ewbank was awarded the prize for Best Undergraduate Paper at the Midwest American Academy of Religion Conference, while MENA Major Forrest Palamountain was awarded a FLAS Grant to pursue his Arabic Studies. Congratulations to them both!

Driss Ksikes at Northwestern, 5/2-5/5

Driss Ksikes, a celebrated Moroccan artist, playwright, novelist, journalist, and human rights advocate, will be holding a variety of events in the first week of May. Click the above link for more details.

Hear Moroccan playwright/journalist Driss Ksikes lecture on Ibn Rushd (“Averroes”), the last philosopher in the Muslim world, and how his heritage has been used more than eight centuries since his death.