Program Overview

Middle East and North Africa Studies

Program Type: Minor

Middle East and North Africa Studies draws upon faculty and courses across the humanities and social sciences. The minor in this course of study focuses on this region broadly including Africa north of the Sahara, the Arabian Peninsula, Eastern Mediterranean, Iran, Turkey, and the Red Sea and Gulf Littoral states.

Why Study Middle East and North Africa Studies at Oberlin?

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Variety of Courses
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Associated Faculty
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Study Away Programs

Sample Courses

  • POLT 264 - Urban Politics in Developing Cities 4 credits
  • RELG 274 - Friendship: Perspectives from Religion, Politics, Economics and Arts 4 credits
  • ARTS 482 - Cross-cultural themes in Persianate Painting 4 credits

Middle East and North Africa Studies News

A view of Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital

Rebellion on the Nile

February 15, 2016
A dozen students led by Associate Professor Zeinab Abul-Magd spent winter term exploring the political and environmental issues facing Egypt.