Curriculum Development

25 Feb 2021

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They Syrian Civil War: An Online Workshop

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 9:15pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Choices Program, Brown University

Hosted by Choices Program, Brown University

The first part of this online workshop will focus on the lessons, readings, and videos in the Choices Program’s The Syrian Civil War unit, which is provided. Participants are asked to come to the workshop having read the curriculum unit.

The last hour of the workshop will feature an interactive panel discussion with members of DACOR who were involved in efforts to resolve the Syrian Civil War.

Workshop fee: $20, non refundable.

25 Feb 2021

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Teaching about the Middle East: Teaching Middle East History in World History

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Studies at Duke University-The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

This series offers five interactive sessions between January and May 2021, featuring resources and strategies for teaching about the Middle East relevant to both in-person and virtual teaching for Grades 6-12 and community colleges.

All events occur on Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time

28 Jan 2021

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Teaching about the Middle East Series: January 28: Islam Through Art

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Middle East Studies at Duke University-The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

How to Teach about the Middle East - and Get it Right! Spring Webinar Series Registration
This series offers five interactive sessions between January and May 2021, featuring resources and strategies for teaching about the Middle East relevant to both in-person and virtual teaching for Grades 6-12 and community colleges.

All events occur on Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time

24 Feb 2021

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Teaching About the Middle East and North Africa

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Wisconsin

IRIS International Book Club for K-12 teachers
About this Event
Dr. Maria Hantzopoulos, Associate Professor and Chair of Education and Coordinator of Secondary Teacher Education, Vassar College.

Professor Hantzopoulos was the primary investigator for and recipient of the British Council/Social Science Research Council "Our Shared Past" Grant (along with four other co-investigators), which culminated in the curriculum “Rethinking the Region: New Approaches to US 9-12 Curricula on MENA (Middle East and North Africa).”

19 Oct 2018

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Book Discussion:

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, PA 15601
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Seton Hill Univeristy

Educators and librarians are invited to our fall 2018 book discussion on October 19th. The book for discussion is An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine. We will begin with a complementary dinner at 5 PM and the book discussion at 6 PM in the Greensburg Room of the Administration Building. Twenty free copies are available. Dr. Rachel Sternfeld, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania will lead the discussion.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu or Fran Leap leap@setonhill.com

CERIS Book Discussion for Educators: B

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Seton Hill University, Room/Bldg TBA
Sponsored By: 
CERIS and Seton Hill University

Educators are invited to attend dinner and a book discussion on Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Boo. Boo explores how Muslims, Hindus, and Christians sharing a slum in India's financial capital, Mumbai, have been dealing with the daily implications of global change, intensifying inequality, and repeated efforts to incite religious conflict. Shortlisted for numerous prizes, the book recently won the 2012 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

Secondary Education Teachers: Speaking the Culture of Egypt

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 5:45pm to 7:30pm
University of Pittsburgh and Cairo, Egypt
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

A dream come true….. spending summer 2014 in Egypt.
The University of Pittsburgh’s Global Studies Center and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, is pleased to announce a call for applications from secondary school educators to participate in this once in a life time course of study.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu

CERIS Book Discussion for Educators

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
4217 WW Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
CERIS

In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar. “This powerful novel about a 9-year-old boy and his absent father offers an unnerving portrait of life in the Libya of Muammar Qaddafi. “

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Sami Hermez, Visiting Professor of Contemporary and International Issues, University of Pittsburgh. The CERIS faculty Book discussion is open to all educators. There will be a light dinner served at 5:30 PM with book discussion to begin at 6:00 PM.

Contact: 
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu
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