University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Middle Eastern Studies Program seeking grant applications

University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty, staff, and students are invited to apply for grants to support pedagogy, campus activities, student research in Middle Eastern studies.  Continue reading “Middle Eastern Studies Program seeking grant applications”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

Wiebelhaus-Brahm to teach at international summer program in South Korea

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected to teach in a prestigious international college exchange program in South Korea.  Continue reading “Wiebelhaus-Brahm to teach at international summer program in South Korea”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor investigates Syrians’ pursuit of peace and justice in the midst of war

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor visited Syrian refugees and activists in Turkey and Lebanon in May in the last of four trips to war-affected countries by an 18-member international research team investigating how peace can be achieved in societies emerging from conflict.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor investigates Syrians’ pursuit of peace and justice in the midst of war”

Middle Eastern Film Series continues with ‘This Is Not a Film’

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s new Middle Eastern Studies Program Film Series continues Monday, April 16, with a screening of “This Is Not a Film.”  Continue reading “Middle Eastern Film Series continues with ‘This Is Not a Film’”

Knock it out! Summer 2018

UA Little Rock offers unique class choices for summer 2018

Students who are on the lookout for an interesting summer class have many options recommended by the professors of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers unique class choices for summer 2018”

Middle Eastern Studies Program introduces new film series

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Middle Eastern Studies Program will begin a film series this spring to highlight important art from the Middle Eastern region and to facilitate discussion about important contemporary issues.

The first film, “Omar”, will screen Monday, March 12, at 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 104. The 2013 film by Hany Abu-Assad is a love story set against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film will be followed by a discussion.

The film series will continue with “Amreeka” on March 27, “Incendies” on April 2, and “This is not a Film” on April 16. All films are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm, (501) 683-7029 or ejwiebelhaus@ualr.edu

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor investigates effects of Sri Lankan civil war

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor traveled to Sri Lanka as part of an 18-member international research team investigating how peace can be achieved in a post-conflict region.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor investigates effects of Sri Lankan civil war”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Middle Eastern Studies program seeking grant applications

University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty, staff, and students are invited to apply for grants to support campus activities, teaching, and research in Middle Eastern studies.  Continue reading “Middle Eastern Studies program seeking grant applications”

William H. Bowen School of Law students attend class.

UA Little Rock offers unique course choices for spring 2018

Anyone who is on the lookout for an interesting course to take during the spring 2018 semester has many options recommended by the professors of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers unique course choices for spring 2018”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor headed to Sri Lanka to investigate justice and economic development

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is part of an 18-person international research network visiting Sri Lanka in January to investigate how peace can be achieved in a post-conflict region.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor headed to Sri Lanka to investigate justice and economic development”