The Middle East Studies Program at UW-Madison offers a wide range of valuable resources and expertise to students, faculty, K-12 educators, community college instructors, and the larger community, for a better understanding of the various realities of this rich region and its connections to the global context. On this page, you can explore our various offerings for useful links, resource recommendations, recordings of past events, and information about upcoming events.
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A family of sites created to help teachers, students, and the general public learn more about the Middle East through readings, lesson plans, links, timelines, and maps.
Here you can find curated language-learning resources from the elementary to advanced levels, including information on UW Madison's Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Institute (APTLI).
Outreach Speakers Program
Invite an Outreach Scholar to your (in person or digital!) classroom. We’re happy to work with you on the timing, format, and content of the visit.
The Middle East Studies collection in the UW-Madison libraries includes materials from and about the region in a variety of areas.
Events & Programming
A list of upcoming and archived MESP events, both virtual and in person, about a variety of topics. Please check back regularly for updates.