Using Persepolis To Teach About the Middle East

Join us for our online February Film Club event with Professor Roozbeh Shirazi from the University of Minnesota, who will present about the film and graphic novel Persepolis and its use in the classroom. Professor Roozbeh Shirazi is an …

IRIS INERNATIONAL BOOK CLUB: Somali Refugees in Kenya

Please join UW-Madison’s Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) for a discussion on Somali refugee communities as explore through literature. Safiya Jama, graduate student in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at UW-Madison, will speak on When …

Persian New Year Celebration

Please join us in celebrating the Persian New Year, Nowruz, on Saturday, March 14 from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Memorial Union. Come see the traditional haft-sin and stay for music, refreshments, dancing, and …

International Conference: Refugees in/from the Middle East

Refugees in/from the Middle East: Policy Implications, Education, and Artistic Representations University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 6-7, 2020   This interdisciplinary conference brings together scholars from the social sciences and humanities who examine forced migration within …