Mourning Amy Kaplan and Tajmeh Assefi-Shirazi

The Middle East Center has been devastated to hear in recent days of the passing of two its beloved affiliated faculty members, Professor Amy Kaplan and Dr Tajmeh Assefi-Shirazi. Our heartfelt condolences go to all their students, family members and colleagues. For details about funeral arrangements and condolences, please contact their respective departments -- English (Kaplan) and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (Assefi-Shirazi). We offer our sincere condolences to those departments as well.