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07|06|15 - Passport to the World Takes UK Faculty to Middle East - In support of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World Initiative and the 2015 Year of the Middle East campaign, University of Kentucky Education Abroad partnered with the college - more...
04|08|15 - Imagine If We Sat at a Global Dinner Table - Claudia Roden is said to have revolutionized Western attitudes about Middle Eastern and North African cuisines with "A Book of Middle Eastern Food," published in 1968. - more...
03|24|15 - Year of the Middle East Continues Program - University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Year of the Middle East has scheduled three events this week. They are: - more...
10|31|14 - Speaker Says U.S. Policy on Palestine Contributes to Impasse - American efforts to further a "peace process" in the Middle East has instead exacerbated the conflict, according to Rashid Khalidi, the next speaker in the Year of the Middle East series. - more...
10|17|14 - Messy Little Wars - An expert in U.S. foreign relations in the Middle East since 1940 will discuss the historical foundations of the current crises in the region at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the UKAA Auditorium of the W.T. Young Library. - more...
10|15|14 - Fruitful Divergence: Jim Ridolfo -

As a graduate student Jim Ridolfo embarked on what he thought was a short-term research project that diverged from his dissertation work. This “secondary” project on Samaritan manuscripts has led to nationally-funded, award-winning research.

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09|09|14 - Esposito Opens Discussion of Islam - One of the most respected American scholarly authority on Islam, John L. Esposito, will visit the University of Kentucky Wednesday to discuss “The Future of Islam: Assessing the Elements of Reform, Revival, and Fundamentalism in the Muslim World.” The community is invited to attend his presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Singletary Center Recital Hall. - more...
08|29|14 - The Middle East: Crossroads of the World - This year's Passport to the World will engage the campus community in crucial global conversations through public lectures, cultural events, coursework and travel opportunities. - more...

PASSPORT TO THE WORLD: ARCHIVE

ABOUT YEAR OF MIDDLE EAST AND PASSPORT TO THE WORLD

Passport to the World Program enables the college to embark on year-long explorations of the culture and history of a particular region or country. The program engages our community in crucial global conversations through public lectures, cultural events, coursework
and travel opportunities. After past programs with South Africa, China, Russia, and Mexico. A&S is shifting its focus to the Middle East for the 2014-2015 academic year with Crossroads of the World!
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