2018 Workshops

Teach-In On Global Migrations and Refugees: US and Middle East

New Perspectives and Teaching Resources on The Crusades

2017 Workshops

MEOC@MESA: Engage Your Five Senses! Cultural Exchanges from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean

Trans-Regional and Global Themes in Teaching: African, Latin American, Asian and Middle Eastern Perspectives

From Sindbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy

The Heritage and Contemporary Status of Christianity in the Middle East and North Africa

Children of One World: Celebrating the Cultures of the Excluded, 3/22/17 at Arena Stage

Teach-In on Yemen

Mapping Material Culture Through Indian Ocean Trade: Cotton in the Global Economy

2016 Workshops

In Their Own Voices: Middle Eastern Perspectives in the Classroom

Exploring World Religions: Focus On Islam Educator Workshop featuring “The Art Of The Qur’an” Exhibition

Developing Area Studies Surveys: Challenges, Approaches and Resources

Approaches to Islam and Muslims Through Film: A Workshop for Elementary Through High School Educators

Express Yourself! Cultural Activities for Teachers in Poetry, Dance, Music and Textile Art

The New Silk Roads: Regional Cultures and Global Implications

2015 Workshops

Pirates of Three Seas: History from Below in Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indian Maritime Spaces

Teach-In on Gaza

Ethiopia and Eritrea: History, Migration and Community

The Extraordinary Story and Discovery of Yarrow Mamout: From African Slave to Georgetown Property Owner

Summer Institute for Educators: “Beyond Ibn Battuta: The Indian Ocean Across Time and Disciplines”

Children and Youth Literature Projects and Techniques for the Classroom: Africa and the Middle East (Howard University-CCAS)

Author and Translator Workshop The Lady From Tel Aviv

  • Following the 2/21/2015 CCAS event on The Lady from Tel Aviv, author Raba’i al-Madhoun and translator Elliott Colla appeared with Zeina Azzam at the Jerusalem Fund. Watch the video here.

Youth, Gender, and Social Change in the Middle East

Cross Cultural Perspectives in Healthcare and Social Work

Symposium “An Energy Revolution? Political Ecologies of Shale Oil in the Middle East, US, and China”

  • From February 11-13, 2015, CCAS held the Sheikh Abdullah Saleh Kamel Symposium on issues related to production of shale oil. We have created a symposium resource page where you can view summaries, podcasts, and videos of the keynote speech and 5 expert panels. We have also created an infographic on the Water/Energy Nexus and Symposium Study Guide to this important symposium for teachers of world geography, world history, global affairs and current events.

2014 Workshops

CCAS-MEOC Literature Workshop

Teach-In on Iraq and Syria

Summer Institute on the Mediterranean

2013 Workshops

Weaving an Interconnected World

Syria: A Teach-In

Elementary Seminar

2012 Workshops

Middle East 101

The Arab City in History