Congratulations to our 2020 MEC Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the following students for winning the Middle East Center's 2020 competitions:

Middle East Center Essay Contest

  • 2020: Nitin Rao, "Exiles in a Post-Exilic Land: The Circassians of Israel" (winner)
  • 2020: Donya Zarrinnegar, "Love and Unity in Maulana's Masnavi: A Translation of 'The King and the Slave Girl" (honorable mention)

Middle East Center Translation Contest

  • 2019-2020: Hebrew Translation - Ben Notis, From "Shirim Aharonim" by Dan Pagis

Middle East Center Photography Contest

  • Maryanne Koussa (winner)