Dr. Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Libya to be subject of next ‘Evenings with History’ lecture series

Dr. Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will give the talk, “Beyond Benghazi: A Brief History of Modern Libya,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Historic Arkansas Museum. Continue reading “Libya to be subject of next ‘Evenings with History’ lecture series”

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Yale professor to present lecture on conflict in the Middle East

The UA Little Rock Middle Eastern Studies Program will present a lecture on Thursday, March 28, that will challenge the prevailing wisdom that European meddling in the Middle East a century ago is the root cause of the region’s current instability. Continue reading “Yale professor to present lecture on conflict in the Middle East”

Mariam Bouzihay. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock student visits Qatar on international fellowship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student will share her knowledge of the government and culture of the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar after being selected for a prestigious international fellowship that included a diplomatic visit to Qatar. Continue reading “UA Little Rock student visits Qatar on international fellowship”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

High school students to participate in Model Arab League

More than 170 Arkansas high school students will participate in an annual international leadership program that gives students a taste of life as an international diplomat.  Continue reading “High school students to participate in Model Arab League”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20, about connections between Islam and political violence.

Lecture to explore the connections between Islam and political violence

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20, about connections between Islam and political violence.  Continue reading “Lecture to explore the connections between Islam and political violence”

Middle Eastern Film Series continues with “A Separation”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Middle Eastern Studies Program Film Series continues Monday, Nov. 5, with a screening of “A Separation.” Continue reading “Middle Eastern Film Series continues with “A Separation””

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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”