International Celebration Week kicks off Nov 18th with “Hey Siri: Define the Middle East!”

International Celebration Week will kick off Monday, Nov. 18, with “Hey Siri: Define the Middle East” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Ottenheimer Library Room 535. Panel members include Dr. Rebecca Glazier, associate professor of political science, Dr. Abeer El-Anwar, instructor of Arabic, and Dr. Neveen Shafeek Amin, assistant professor of sociology.

The panel discussion will consider the role of religion in the Middle East, the problem with generalizing the Middle East as one homogenous, monolithic region/culture, how the relationship between the U.S. and Middle East affect Middle Eastern immigrants in America, and what are the impacts and challenges specifically related to Middle Eastern immigrants in Arkansas. Refreshments will be provided.

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