Middle Eastern Studies

The Middle Eastern Studies Program focuses on the study of the area from Morocco to Afghanistan from antiquity to the present day. A steering committee from Bryn Mawr College co-ordinates courses and works with colleagues from Haverford and Swarthmore College on tri-college curricular planning. Here, on our Web site, we will provide information about the ways Bryn Mawr students can investigate the history, politics and cultures of the Middle East through coursework, independent study, and events here and at neighboring institutions.

The members of the Middle Eastern Studies Initiative Steering Committee can help students who are interested in Middle Eastern topics plan coursework and independent study.

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Contact Us

Middle Eastern Studies

Old Library
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-2899

Alicia Walker
Professor and Chair of History of Art on the Marie Neuberger Fund for the Study of Arts
Co-Director of Middle Eastern Studies
awalker01@brynmawr.edu
610-526-5405

Manar Darwish
Lecturer and Coordinator of Bi-Co Arabic Program
Co-Director of Middle Eastern Studies
mdarwish@brynmawr.edu
610-526-5669