Minor in Middle East Studies

The University of Connecticut offers a minor in Middle East Studies intended to enable students to pursue a multi-disciplinary approach to the Middle East. Students acquire a thorough understanding of the area from anthropological, economic, historical, literary, political, and religious perspectives. Learn more about the minor.

Dr. Jeremy Pressman
Director of the Middle East Studies Program
Oak Hall, 363-367 Fairfield Way, Room 426
Storrs, CT 06269

News & Events

“Repression Before and After the Arab Spring”

Come hear Prof. Elizabeth Nugent (Yale)   “Repression Before and After the Arab Spring”   12:30 – 1:30 pm Oak 438 Thursday, February 13, 2020   Sponsored by Middle East Studies, Global Affairs, Dept. of Political Science

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Call for Applications: 2020 APSA MENA Fellows

The American Political Science Association (APSA) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from early-career scholars who would like to participate in the 2020 MENA Workshop. The program is an opportunity to network with colleagues from across the Arab MENA region and advance research on security and international relations of the region. The deadline […]

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“Tel Aviv on Fire” (movie)

The Center for Judaic Studies: On March 11, the film screening and discussion of Tel Aviv on Fire will take place on the UConn Storrs campus at 5pm in the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. This event is free and open to the public. If you require an accommodation to participate, please contact […]

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