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K-12 Teaching the Middle East Webinar Series: “Hip Hop and Women’s Voices in the Middle East and North Africa” with Dr. Angela Williams (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

May 20, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Through the work of rap artists from the MENA region, we will learn about the varied lived experiences of girls and women in this region. Their music and online expressions depict the challenges and pressures they face, as well as spaces for hope and a better future for women and girls.

This series offers five interactive sessions between January and May 2021, featuring resources and strategies for teaching about the Middle East relevant to both in-person and virtual teaching for Grades 6-12 and community colleges.

All events occur on Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time

FREE! | Earn Professional Development Hours, and State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) for Michigan Teachers!
More information and register: http://go.unc.edu/teachMENA

This program is a collaboration between the National Resource Centers dedicated to Middle East Studies at Duke University-The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

 

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May 20, 2021
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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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