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    Film screening: ‘Hell on Earth: the Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, Monday, April 9
    On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Center for Middle East Studies and the Humanities program will present a screening of Sebastian Junger’s documentary Hell on Earth: the Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theater, University Union. The screening and discussion are free and open to the public.

    Reminder: Mariah Idrissi, ‘Changing the face of fashion’ presentation
    Mariah Idrissi will visit campus on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B of the University Union. Idrissi is the world’s first hijab-wearing model to be signed to ‘Select’ models and featured in a global campaign for H&M. As well as a model, she is an international public speaker promoting female […]

    ‘Changing the face of fashion’ presentation, Oct. 26
    Mariah Idrissi will visit campus on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B of the University Union. Idrissi is the world’s first hijab wearing model to be signed to ‘Select’ models and featured in a global campaign for H&M. As well as a model, she is an international public speaker promoting […]

    Upcoming: immigration and refugee awareness events
    Several groups on campus are sponsoring upcoming events focusing on immigration and refugees. Events are sponsored by the Diversity Task Force, Women of Color, American Intercultural Center, Office of International Education, Humanistic Studies Academic Program and the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships. For questions, contact the American Intercultural Center (AIC) at 465-2720. March […]

    Coury, Levintova join local roundtable on world refugee crisis
    UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships will be joining St Norbert College’s Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice and Public Understanding for a round-table discussion on the Syrian refugee crisis last night (Nov. 12). The event, “We Can’t Look Away: A Conversation about the World Refugee Crisis,” took place on the SNC campus.  Featured […]

    UW-Green Bay to host Islam awareness, education event Oct. 30
    The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will present an evening program titled “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay,” from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Richard Mauthe Center on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. It is free and open to the public. The event […]

    In the media: Coury talks ISIL airstrikes with Local 5 News
    Associate Prof. David Coury on Tuesday (Sept. 23) shared his expertise in Middle East affairs with Local 5 News’ Jenn Sullivan, as part of a story about airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Coury, a Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies faculty member who co-directs UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, told Sullivan the […]

    Prof. Sherman to introduce Wednesday’s film series offering
    This Wednesday (Sept. 17) at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum, the Green Bay Film Society’s Fall international film series continues with the 2011 Lebanese comedy, “Where do we go now?” Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the film follows the antics of the town’s women […]

    Islam Awareness Week set for April 7-11
    The Office of International Education shares news that Islam Awareness Week is planned for next Monday-Friday (April 7-11), with daily events to help participants learn more about Islam as a religion and culture as well as about the people and culture of Muslim-majority regions of the world. • Monday — Frontline News:Syria discussion, 6 p.m., […]

    Visiting professor to speak on Islam as ecumenical movement Monday, Feb. 18
    A renowned professor of Near Eastern History will present on “Nascent Islam as an Ecumenical Movement” from 2:15-3:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 in the Christie Theatre of UW-Green Bay’s University Union. University of Chicago Prof. Fred Donner’s presentation will examine whether Islam was originally founded just for Muslims, or rather as a religion intended to […]