Join Us March 23 at MC-Rockville for a Discussion on the Middle East: What Is in a Name?

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In commemoration of Middle Eastern American Heritage* Month and 
Arab American Heritage Program, join us to attend a panel discussion on: 

The Middle East: What is in a Name? 
Date: Wednesday, March 23 
Time: 12:30 - 1:45p.m. 
Location: Humanities Building (HU), Room 011, Rockville Campus 
This event is free and open to the public

This panel discussion will explore the historical, geographic, and political dynamics that have contributed to and shaped the "map" of the Middle East, including how that map has changed throughout time. The panel also will discuss the implications of the changing map of the Middle East for U.S. foreign policy and global institutions, such as the United Nations. 

The discussion will be moderated by Enas Elhanafi, associate director of community engagement and coordinator of Arab and Middle Eastern American Heritage Program. Speakers will includeL 

Sal DiMaria, professor of geography. Professor DiMaria specializes in teaching Geographic Information Systems, global geography, and political geography. 

Dr. Joseph Stumpf, professor of history. Professor Stumpf specializes in ancient and medieval western history. His thematic research interests include the history of travel, tourism and pilgrimage, and military, technological and religious history. 

Dr. Nathan Zook, professor of political ccience and the international studies coordinator at Montgomery College. His research has focused on the intersection of politics and religion within the context of U.S. foreign policy. 

This event qualifies as a Multicultural and Diversity Engagement event. Certificates will be available after the presentation. 

For more information, visit: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/aahm 

Question? contact enas.elhanafi@montgomerycollege.edu 

*In 2015, Montgomery County (MD) declared March to be observed as the Middle Eastern American Heritage Month.
23-03-2016 12:30:00 23-03-2016 13:30:00 America/New_York The Middle East: What is in a Name? Join Us March 23 at MC-Rockville for a Discussion on the Middle East: What Is in a Name?     In commemoration of Middle Eastern American Heritage* Month and Arab American...: http://www.aaiusa.org/the_middle_east_what_is_in_a_name Montgomery College, Rockville campus (Maryland): Humanities Building (HU), Room 011 - Enas Elhanafi enas.elhanafi@montgomerycollege.edu
When:
March 23, 2016 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Where:
Montgomery College, Rockville campus (Maryland): Humanities Building (HU), Room 011
Contact:
Enas Elhanafi
(240) 567-1759