Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies


Sep 17

Workshop with Bereket Middle Eastern Ensemble: Sephardic Songs

  7:00 PM
  Butler School of Music | MRH 2.614

Sep 18

Sephardic Songs: Myths and Realities

  3:00 PM
  Bates Recital Hall, UT Butler School of Music

Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Middle Eastern Studies offers language and content courses, and comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs of study.  Housed within the Department are six specialized programs that offer additional degree programs, methods of study, and events.

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Anousha Shahsavari


Instructed Second Language Acquisition, Curriculum and Instructional Materials Development, Language Pedagogy, Persian Literature and Culture more

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Na'ama Pat-El

Chair, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Na'ama Pat-El
What starts here, changes the world. We invite our alumni to take a look at UT Middle Eastern Studies today. We are one of the top Middle Eastern Studies programs in the country.  more...
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