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UNC Area Studies Centers Host ‘Global Careers for LGBTQ Folk’

October 12, 2021

Members of the LGBTQ+ community play key roles in international business, diplomacy, advocacy, and scholarship, but they can also face unique challenges in global careers because of their sexuality, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression (on top of all … Continued

K-12 Teachers Complete Fellowship on the Middle East and North Africa

January 26, 2021

In December 2020, 15 North Carolina teachers completed the intensive nine-month Middle East and African Cultures Teacher Fellows Program (MEAC) offered by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the UNC African Studies Center. The 2020 MEAC program was held virtually, connecting teachers with presenters and communities across North … Continued

Virtual Exchange Program Encourages Teachers in the United States and the Middle East to Collaborate Across Borders

January 12, 2021

The Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies (UA CMES) have collaborated to establish the Teachers Collaborating Across Borders Program (TCAB), a unique opportunity for educators from the United States and teachers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to engage … Continued