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2008 Archived Stories

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Experiencing the Gulf: CCAS Director Solidifies Ties in the Khaleej

In a whirlwind trip across the Gulf in fall 2008, CCAS director Dr. Michael Hudson helped cement the Center’s ties ...
November Events Feature Eminent Speakers

November Events Feature Eminent Speakers

CCAS sponsored two exciting talks in the second half of November, 2008, one by the prominent American diplomat Edward Djerejian, ...
CCAS Professor Blogs About the American Elections...From Cairo

CCAS Professor Blogs About the American Elections…From Cairo

CCAS Assistant Professor Dr. Samer Shehata posted a blog entry in November 2008 on the Council on Foreign Relations' website ...
CCAS Professor Publishes Article on Obama and the Middle East

CCAS Professor Publishes Article on Obama and the Middle East

In "Obama and the Middle East" (copyright 2008 by the Antioch Review), Mr. Orfalea explores the question of whether Barack ...
Poet, Writer, and Scholar Dr. Mohja Kahf Visits CCAS

Poet, Writer, and Scholar Dr. Mohja Kahf Visits CCAS

Renowned author and scholar Dr. Mohja Kahf visited CCAS in fall 2008, reading poems and other selections from her literary ...
CCAS Sponsors Talk by Senator Chuck Hagel

CCAS Sponsors Talk by Senator Chuck Hagel

Republican Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska gave a CCAS-sponsored speech September 22, 2008 in Riggs Library entitled “America: Our Next ...
MAAS Alum Participates in Arabic Overseas Flagship Program

MAAS Alum Participates in Arabic Overseas Flagship Program

2007 MAAS Alum Tyler Golson is currently studying in Damascus, Syria, as one of five fellows of the Arabic Overseas ...
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CCAS Announces Winners of its Oxtoby Essay Prize

CCAS is pleased to announce the co-winners of the Willard J. Oxtoby essay prize for outstanding essays by a Georgetown ...
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Former CCAS Visiting Scholar Publishes Paper on U.S. Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

Zoé Nautré, a Ph.D. candidate at the Freie Universität Berlin and a visiting scholar at CCAS during the 2007-2008 academic ...
MAAS Student Makes Film About Life in Doha

MAAS Student Makes Film About Life in Doha

MAAS student Kate Eyerman wanted to properly document the 2007-2008 academic year she spent studying Arabic at Qatar University (QU) ...
CCAS Organizes Teacher Trip to Morocco

CCAS Organizes Teacher Trip to Morocco

From July 27 to August 11, 2008, twelve educators got the experience of a lifetime by touring six cities and ...
MAAS Students' Art Displayed at American University's Katzen Arts Center

MAAS Students’ Art Displayed at American University’s Katzen Arts Center

MAAS student Jessica Devaney and 2008 MAAS graduate Natalia Sancha Garcia were featured in a summer art exhibit, "Multiplicitocracy," at ...
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Dr. Samer Shehata, Assistant Professor in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, responded to questions in a May 28 live dial

Dr. Samer Shehata, Assistant Professor in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, responded to questions in a May 28 live ...
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CCAS Mourns the Loss of Dr. George Atiyeh, Dr. Andrew Vincent, Dr. Louis Cantori, and Ambassador Lucius Battle

Dr. George Atiyeh, a respected member of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies' Advisory Board from the early 1980s until ...
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Israeli and Palestinian Histories Explored in Spring Outreach Workshop

Thirty-two area educators gathered April 28 for a CCAS outreach workshop entitled "Israelis and Palestinians: Shared History, Entangled Narratives." Zeina ...
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CCAS Scholarship Program Featured in Qatar Newspapers

Al-Arab's article, entitled "Americans Compete to Study Arabic at Qatar University," discusses the cooperative relationship between CCAS and Qatar University ...
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Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun Presents a Paper on Radicalization in North Africa

Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun, adjunct professor in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, recently participated in the South African Institute of ...