“Syria’s Revolution and Egypt’s Elections”

May 22, 2012

Listen to “Syria’s Revolution and Egypt’s Elections“, a recent discussion on WUNC’s “The State of Things” with Audrey Anne Lavallee-Berlanger, a rising senior at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who spent this past school year at Damascus … Continued

“Race for Egypt: Inside the 3-Way Fight for the Presidency”

May 22, 2012

Thanassis Cambanis (UNC ’96), journalist and author of A Privilege to Die: Inside Hezbollah’s Legions and Their Endless War Against Israel (2011), reports on the Egyptian presidential campaign. “Egypt’s first real presidential contest ever, for which the candidates met last … Continued

G.A. Lipton receives Newcombe fellowship

May 14, 2012

Religious Studies doctoral candidate Gregory “G.A.” Lipton, a doctoral candidate was one of 21 recipients of the prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships. His dissertation, “Making Islam Fit: Ibn ‘Arabi and the Idea of Sufism in the Secular Age,” … Continued

Brown University | Associate Director of Middle East Studies

May 14, 2012

Brown University, located in historic Providence, Rhode Island is seeking an Associate Director, Middle East Studies to provide critical leadership and direction in support of programmatic initiatives, strategic growth and curricular development of Middle East Studies, including an interdisciplinary undergraduate … Continued