The Middle East Center is excited to share this tribute to Professor Mbarek Sryfi's poem "Fragments".
Congratulations to Professor Huda Fakhreddine on her new book, "The Arabic Prose Poem: Poetic Theory and Practice"!
Professor Fakhreddine's book, "The Arabic Prose Poem: Poetic Theory and Practice" launches this week! It examines one of the most controversial poetic forms in Arabic: the Arabic prose poem. It also explores:
On February 22, 2021, the Middle East Center was proud to host Fatemeh Shams for a virtual launch of her book, A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-Option Under the Islamic Republic. She was joined by Jocelyn Sharlet and Ahmad Karim
On February 17, 2021, the Middle East Center was honored to host Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor as they discussed their book, The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians. See below for
On November 11, 2020, the Middle East Center was proud to host Professor Amr Al-Azm, Professor of Middle East History and Anthropology at Shawnee State University in Ohio.
On October 29, 2020, the Middle East Center was privileged to host Dr.
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