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Syria is now entering its sixth year of war. More than a third of its hospitals have closed and about 65 percent of health workers have fled. There is an urgent need for...
“Welcome. We will begin each week promptly at 4:34,” Shawkat Toorawa told the assembled group of students at the Whitney Humanities Center on a recent Wednesday. “I will talk...
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is pictured here on left with Colin Kaepernick.
A screening of the 2004 film “By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam,” which explores a protest of the national anthem by Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (formerly...
The Yale Corporation appointed Edward E. Salisbury professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature in August 1841, the first appointment of its kind in the United States.
When assuming his appointment as Yale’s first professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature in August 1843, Edward E. Salisbury urged his colleagues to be patient...
Robin Dougherty, Librarian for Middle East Studies, delivered a presentation last week at the Middle East Libraries Committee (MELCOM) conference at Leiden University in The...
Marcia Inhorn
From April 15-17, Yale hosted an international conference on the theme “Muslim Men: On Love, Nurturance, Care, and Fulfillment.” This conference, sponsored by the Edward J....
Hicham Alaoui
It is worth asking this question because many people, including many Arabs, no longer think so. During 2011-12, the Arab Spring burst into the Middle East political scene...

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