CCAS Boardroom Meeting

MAAS Open House October 23!

Please join us on October 23 at 6:30 pm to learn more about the M.A. in Arab Studies program within Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and to speak with our faculty and current students.


Literary Massacre in Kuwait

MAAS student Abrar Alshammari writes for ArabLit about book banning and the literary resistance in Kuwait.

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CCAS is hiring!

Interested in engaging with a vibrant intellectual community and meeting amazing scholars from around the world? Check out the CCAS Events Coordinator position!

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MAAS alum argues for more anthropology in the classroom

MAAS alum Afaf Khoshman writes for Al-Fanar Media about how anthropology can foster deeper classroom discussions of of race, gender and class and pave the way for more inclusive education that avoids cultural determinism.

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CCAS Announces 2018-2019 ADF Fellow

CCAS is pleased to announce that Dr. Graham Auman Pitts has been selected as the American Druze Foundation (ADF) Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The ADF Fellowship was established at CCAS in 2012 to support and promote scholarship on Druze communities.

Junya Matsuura

CCAS Mourns the Loss of MAAS Alum Junya Matsuura (’93)

CCAS recently learned of the tragic death of MAAS alum Junya Matsuura, who passed away earlier this year. At the time of his death, Mr. Matsuura was serving as the Deputy Head of Mission at Japan’s Embassy to Pakistan in Islamabad, where he worked to promote bilateral relations between the two countries.