Welcome to CCAS
The Master of Arts in Arab Studies (MAAS) offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary study of the region.
CCAS hosts a rich calendar of public lectures, film screenings, and cultural events.
Professor Daniel Neep, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, writes for The Independent about the wide-ranging human impact of the shutdown.
Featuring artist interviews and profiles of MAAS alums and CCAS faculty whose work touches on arts & the Arab world—from prison literature to quilts inspired by Islamic design to award-winning filmmakers!
CCAS is calling for papers that touch on food and foodways in the modern Levant for “Making Levantine Cuisine: A Critical Food Studies Symposium.” Proposals due January 20.
Craig Browne currently works for the United Nations World Food Programme in Libya, where he coordinates food assistance for refugees in the country.
CCAS is proud to announce that two MAAS students have been selected as finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program! Alf Mabrouk to Maxwell Scurlock and Caroline Manela!
Charles Kiamie is the Acting Director of USAID’s Office of Local Sustainability, which focuses on deepening the agency’s partnerships with local and US-based development actors.