From the Inside
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 Coury talks Arab Spring, Gadhafi death
UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury weighed in on what’s next for Libya following the death of Moammar Gadhafi for a story in Friday’s (Oct. 21) Green Bay Press-Gazette. Coury, co-director of the Center for Middle East Studies, said the next several months will be critical for developing democracy in Libya, and that the U.S. should [...]
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 Saturday’s conference on ‘Best Practices for Teaching Middle Eastern Content’
The Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships hosts its conference organized for K-12 teachers and university educators on campus this Saturday (April 2). For details on “Globalizing the Classroom: Developing Best Practices for Teaching Middle Eastern Content,” see our archived post.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 April 2 conference will target best practices in teaching Middle East topics
As part of the follow-up program for the Fulbright-Hayes Group Project Abroad Grant, the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships extends an open invitation to a conference organized for K-12 teachers and university educators. Titled “Globalizing the Classroom: Developing Best Practices for Teaching Middle Eastern Content,” the conference will be held at UW-Green Bay [...]
Tue, 12 Oct 2010 ‘New Feminist Voices in Islam’ is Jordanian scholar’s topic Oct. 18
A presentation by a Jordanian-born scholar on ‘New Feminist Voices in Islam’ will be the first public lecture offered through the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships. Ibtesam Al Atiyat, a former visiting scholar at UW-Green Bay and now an assistant professor of sociology at St. Olaf College, will speak at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 Middle East travelers report busy first week
Prof. David Coury, Humanistic Studies, shipped home an email Monday (July 12) from the nation of Jordan, where he’s helping lead a Wisconsin delegation that is spending a month abroad on a Fulbright-Hays grant. The photo (above) was taken at the Jordanian-American Commission for Educational Exchange in Amman, the capital city. Travelers from UW-Green Bay [...]
Thu, 17 Jun 2010 Video: Learning Arabic at UW-Green Bay
A group of students, faculty and staff at UW-Green Bay is getting ready for a trip to Jordan by getting together to learn Arabic. It's all in preparation for the new Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships.
Fri, 21 May 2010 Today’s feature: Student, a military vet, teaches Arabic to teachers
UW-Green Bay’s new Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships, announced this week, is getting a boost from Jeremy Wildenberg, a first-year student who serves as a reminder that non-traditional students often bring a knowledge that adds to the academic experience. In his case, he’s teaching Arabic to UW-Green Bay educators. Wildenberg, age 35, a [...]
Tue, 18 May 2010 Center for Middle East Studies profiled
UW-Green Bay’s new Center for Middle East Studies was profiled Tuesday (May 18) in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The center will coordinate travel and study programs and promote a better understanding of that important area of the world. Read more here. And here’s more from our own coverage.
Fri, 14 May 2010 UW-Green Bay announces center for Middle East studies
With the establishment of the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is expanding its academic focus upon one of the most compelling areas of the globe. University officials recently gave their approval for the establishment of the Center, which will officially begin with the 2010-11 academic year and bring [...]