Monday, August 29, 2016Alumna Beth Baron elected president of MESA.
UCLA alumna Beth Baron has been selected 2015-17 president of the Middle East Studies Association. Beth teaches history at The Graduate Center,City University of New York, where she directs the M.A. program and the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center. From 2009 through 2014 she was editor of the International Journal of Middle East History.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016Shushan Karapetian wins award
Shushan Karapetian (UCLA 2014) has won a Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Society for Armenian Studies.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016Hoda El Shakry in residence at Penn State
During her residency at Penn State's Institute for Arts and Humanities, Hoda El Shakry (UCLA 2012) is writing a study of the influence of Islamic thought and philosophy on twentieth century literature of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. (Scroll to the second item on this web page.)
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