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Lecture | Islam & the Arab Uprisings, March 7

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger will lecture on “Islam & the Arab Uprisings” on Thursday, March 7, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Museum. Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics and World Religion and Director of Islamic Studies, will survey the different types of religious movements and politics that manifested during and […]

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March 1, 2019 at 10:30 pmEvents

Post Quotes Lybarger on World Hijab Day

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, was quoted in a Post article headlined “World Hijab Day Celebrated In Solidarity with Muslim Women.” “The hijab scarf has, in a sense, become a symbol for Islam and for Muslims,” Loren Lybarger, an associate professor of classics and world religions […]

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February 6, 2019 at 7:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Screening of ‘The Judge,’ First Female Sharia Judge in Palestine, Feb. 5

Judge Kholoud al-Faqih

 A film screening of “The Judge” is free and open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in Bentley 124. The documentary features Kholoud al-Faqih, the first female Sharia (Islamic law) judge in Palestine, who is appointed to a court in Ramallah in the West Bank. To […]

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February 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Middle East & North Africa Studies Announces Spring 2019 Events

Middle East & North Africa Studies Announces Spring 2019 Events

The Middle East & North Africa Studies program provides the Ohio University and Athens communities with an interdisciplinary understanding of the history and contemporary dynamics of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. While the bulk of its efforts are focused on the undergraduate certificate in Middle East and North Africa […]

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January 28, 2019 at 9:27 amNews

Spring 2019 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Spring 2019 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

The Spring 2019 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include two courses—Elementary Arabic II and Sufism: Mysticism and Asceticism in Islam. Please note that in addition to these courses, Honors Tutorial College tutorials, directed studies, and senior theses credits earned through the study […]

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October 21, 2018 at 3:48 pmIn Class News

Lybarger Talks about Palestinian Experiences in eCampus Spotlight Sunday

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, is featured by eCampus in its Spotlight Sunday social media series. Lybarger is teaching CLWR 3330 Introduction to Islam this summer for eCampus. “My interest in Islam and Muslim societies and cultures goes all the way back to the very […]

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May 21, 2018 at 2:32 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Fall 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Fall 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Six Fall 2018 courses fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate. The following list includes course name, time, instructor, and prerequisites. The certificate is offered by the History Department at Ohio University in conjunction with a number of courses from other departments. Students and advisers interested in learning […]

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March 22, 2018 at 11:24 amIn Class