CCAS Director Rochelle Davis and colleagues at the Institute for the Study of International Migration and IOM Iraq have published “Access to Durable Solutions: Three Years in Displacement,” with findings from an ongoing, multi-year study on displacement in Iraq.
Artist Helen Zughaib, who spoke at CCAS last semester, shares her thoughts on the role of art in bridging cultures and documenting the Arab spring.
MAAS alum Sean Foley writes for the CCAS Newsmagazine about the rise of the Saudi arts movement, the subject of his forthcoming book.
Visiting art galleries, rehabilitating hiking trails, and speaking with the press in Arabic are all part of a day’s work for MAAS alum Kristin Smith.
Sponsored by the American Druze Foundation and housed at CCAS, the ADF Fellowship supports research on the Druze and Arab minorities with a concentration in the political, economic, and social history of the Druze.
CCAS Professor Mohammad AlAhmad discusses how Arab prison literature goes beyond documenting the prison experience to serve as an instrument of resistance and to hold readers accountable for their silence.
CCAS, in partnership with the Middle East Outreach Council, is producing a new series of webinars featuring conversations with award-winning authors of children’s and youth literature. The first webinar, with author Zeynep Joukhadar, is now available online.
Following his recent visit to CCAS, Palestinian painter and writer Kamal Boullata reflects on his work and his years in Washington.
Read about how three MAAS grads Mahasen Nasser-Eldin, Nehad Khader, and Dorothée Kellou are giving voice to untold stories in Palestine and Algeria through documentary filmmaking.
Grant Marthinsen (MAAS ’20) writes about the future of U.S. policy in Syria following the recent military withdrawal order.
Read about second-year MAAS student Maxwell Scurlock’s experience studying Persian in Tajikistan through a Critical Language Scholarship.
Professor Joseph Sassoon provides historical background on the Hussein regime in the new PBS documentary “The Dictator”s Playbook: Saddam Hussein.”