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Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Why Did UNC Invite an Anti-Semitic Speaker? The Charlotte Observer April 26, 2019
Leading Scholar of Ottoman History '77 Returns to Campus [on Beshara Doumani; incl. Nurten Kilic-Schubel] The Kenyon Collegian (student newspaper for Kenyon College) April 18, 2019
Former Prisoners Discuss Incarceration The Brown Daily Herald January 30, 2019
'Visionary Intellect' to Retire from Rutgers' Bildner Center [on Yael Zerubavel] The New Jersey Jewish News May 29, 2018
The Case Against Anonymous Commentary The Brown Daily Herald (student newspaper of Brown University) April 26, 2018
Israel Fund at Brown Draws Protests from Some Students, Faculty [incl. Beshara Doumani, Hanan Toukan] The Providence Journal April 16, 2018
Academic Boycotts Are Bad for the Academy [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald March 16, 2018
Alums Finance Israel Fund as First Regional Endowed Fund [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald February 26, 2018
Shahzad Bashir to Lead Middle East Studies [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald February 2, 2018
Moving Us To Care [on Wendy Pearlman] Brown Alumni Magazine September/October 2017
Visiting Professor Discusses Triumphs and Challenges for Syrian Refugees [on Sarah A. Tobin] The Daily UW (student newspaper of University of Washington) April 17, 2017
Middle East Studies at Brown Hosts Film Series on Displacement [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald April 4, 2017
Out of Control? The Truth About Hate at U.S. Universities [incl. Jasbir Puar] The Jewish Chronicle April 15, 2016
Was StandWithUs Robot Surveilling Brown University Israel Talk? New Voices March 18, 2016
Allegedly 'Dystopian' Robot Joins Campus Debates Inside Higher Ed March 17, 2016
'Bizarre' pro-Israel robot accused of harassing students at Brown University [incl. Gershon Shafir, Shira Robinson] Haaretz March 14, 2016
BDS Paranoia: Attack of the Zionist Conference Robot [incl. Beshara Doumani] Legal Insurrection March 9, 2016
Brown University Unveils Palestinian Studies Fellowship [incl. Beshara Doumani, Adi Ophir] The Brown Daily Herald November 3, 2015
Comic Exhibition Illuminates Arab Culture Through Cartoons [incl. Sarah Tobin, Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald February 11, 2015
Teach-In Explores Freedom of Speech [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald January 29, 2015
Incoming Professor Explores Refugee Camp Dynamics [on Sarah Tobin] The Brown Daily Herald October 22, 2014
Teach-In Highlights Sharp Divides Over Gaza [incl. Beshara Doumani, Sa'ed Atshan] The Brown Daily Herald September 11, 2014
'New Directions' Conference Discusses Future of Palestinian Studies [incl. Beshara Doumani, Rashid Khalidi, Joel Beinin, Lelia Farsakh, et al.] The Electronic Intifada March 8, 2014
Scholars Gather to Honor Turkish Poet Nazim Hikmet [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald February 14, 2014
Study Abroad Programs Increase in Enrollment The Brown Daily Herald November 11, 2013
Middle East Studies Grows Under New Leadership [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald October 16, 2013
At Teach-In, Students Grapple with Syrian Conflict [incl. Beshara Doumani] The Brown Daily Herald September 10, 2013
UN's Falk Gives Voice to 9/11 Conspiracy Theory The Jewish Voice July 6, 2013
Lecturer Criticizes U.S. War Efforts in Middle East The Brown Daily Herald April 25, 2013
Musicians Promote Peaceful Coexistence Through Music The Brown Daily Herald March 4, 2013
Journalist Recounts Thirty Years in Saudi Arabia The Brown Daily Herald December 7, 2012
Students Abroad in Unstable Nations Receive University Support The Brown Daily Herald November 28, 2012
Israel Study Abroad Programs Take Measures To Protect American Students Amid Gaza Conflict The Huffington Post November 20, 2012
Despite Airstrikes, Israel Study Abroad Continues The Brown Daily Herald November 19, 2012
Beshara Doumani Joins Brown as Joukowsky Family Professor, Director of Middle East Studies News of Brown University September 13, 2012
Islamic Studies Course Taps Minassian Collection Resources The Brown Daily Herald April 26, 2012
Middle East Studies Shifts Toward the Modern [incl. Beshara Doumani] News of Brown University February 2, 2012
Brown Leads Ivies in Government Language Scholarships The Brown Daily Herald October 27, 2011
Think Again: Is Israel dividing American Jewry? [incl. Tammi Rossman-Benjamin] Jerusalem Post May 6, 2011
Brown University Students Safely Home from Egypt The Brown Daily Herald February 3, 2011
Palestine Lecture Tonight at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Draws Criticism [incl. Hatem Bazian] Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 3, 2011
Brown University Students Safe After Evacuation The Brown Daily Herald February 1, 2011
Students Evacuate Egypt The Brown Daily Herald (Student newspaper of Brown University) January 31, 2011
Q&A with Rashid Khalidi The Brown Daily Herald February 19, 2010
International Studies At Brown: Things Come Together The Brown Daily Herald September 28, 2009
Challenging the Status Quo in Middle East Studies [incl. Juan Cole, MESA, Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, ASMEA, Bassam Haddad] inFocus (Jewish Policy Center) Winter 2008
Internationalization Effort Begins to Take Shape [incl. MES, Arabic] Brown Daily Herald April 26, 2007
Frustrated with Middle East Studies Program, Longtime Prof. Leaves Brown [on William Beeman] Brown Daily Herald April 24, 2007
Arabic Language Teaching in the United States Center for Applied Linguistics (Language Link Online) June 2003
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
The Arab-Israeli Conflict on Campuses The Brown Daily Herald October 4, 2010
Prof.'s Essay Alleges Threat to Academic Freedom [on Elliot Colla, "The Study of the Middle East and Islam: Challenges after 9-11" conference at Brown University] The Brown Daily Herald October 31, 2007
The Workshop [on "The Study of the Middle East and Islam: Challenges after 9-11," at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, May 3, 2007] Academe September-October 2007
Academic Freedom And Middle East Studies [on "The Study of the Middle East and Islam: Challenges after 9-11," at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, May 3, 2007] Academe September-October 2007
Brown: No Pretense of Objectivity at Mid East-Islam Conference Phi Beta Cons (NRO) May 1, 2007
Brown University Outrage: Anti-Israel Academics Organize Conference To Attack Pro-Israel Critics, Shut Out Pro-Israel Speakers and Students [ref. Daniel Pipes, Martin Kramer, Juan Cole, Elliott Colla, et al.] Mere Rhetoric Blog April 24, 2007
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
Joint Statement on the Misuse of Federal Funds Under Title VI Middle East Forum and others September 17, 2014
No Debate Allowed at Anti-Israel UCLA 'Debate' FrontPage Magazine June 16, 2014
Brown University's Middle East Studies Workshop [ref. Elliot Colla, Lisa Anderson, Juan Cole, et al.] The American Thinker May 1, 2007
Feminist Middle East Studies FrontPage Magazine February 17, 2006
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
Brown U. Academic Uses Stabbing Murder of 13-Year-Old Israeli Girl to Demand Sanctions on Israel [on Nina Tannenwald] Legal Insurrection August 10, 2016
Selective History Weakens Professor's Case Against Israel [on Nina Tannenwald] Providence Journal July 25, 2016
Campus Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
Brown University's Anti-Israel Tunnel Vision Campus Watch Blog March 21, 2018
Middle East Studies Implicated in AMCHA's Campus Anti-Semitism Report Campus Watch Blog July 28, 2016
Beshara Doumani's Anti-Israel 'Teach-In' Campus Watch Blog September 12, 2014
No Debate Allowed at Anti-Israel UCLA 'Debate' Campus Watch Blog June 16, 2014