Congratulations to Fenjan -- Penn's undergraduate journal on the Middle East and North Africa for their first published issue! Click here to read the Summer 2020 issue
Since the beginning of the global coronavirus pandemic, at least 17 million people have been infected worldwide, and more than 600,000 have lost their lives to the disease.
The Middle East Center is very excited to spread this. The following announcement was shared with the MEC by the Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary Journal.
Congratulations to Rawad Wehbe and Ali Noori, the recipients of this year's Janet Lee Stevens Award for Arabic and Islamic Studies!
We welcomed Yasser Elsheshtawy, who presented a talk that examined temporality and transience as an urban condition in the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Course offerings on the Middle East at Penn are rich and multidisciplinary. All are taught by world-renowned scholars in their field with exemplary records of teaching and publishing some of the most innovative research on the Middle East and Islam.