5/14/2018

Course demonstrates the importance of public cultural work

Through a new course, students learned how to interact with their community, gather personal stories and present those experiences to a broader audience....
1/14/2020

Halal Metropolis exhibition series opens Friday

The exhibition series looks at food, politics, cultural celebrations, art and more — whatever allows someone to celebrate their full selves in their halal spaces....
8/1/2022

A conversation with Pauline Homsi Vinson

The visiting professor and new interim director of the Center for Arab American Studies talks about the explosive growth of the discipline and what she’s looking forward to about her upcoming year at UM-Dearborn....
11/5/2021

In their own words

The new Seen Jeem podcast highlights Arab and Arab American authors by providing a dedicated space to discuss their writing and to read excerpts from their work. The 15-episode podcast features a range of creative writing mediums and includes many award-w...
9/16/2020

Learning through storytelling

Center for Arab American Studies faculty received an Exploration Pilot Grant through the U-M Presidential Arts Initiative. Selected from among the more than 80 proposals submitted, their podcast project highlights Arab American authors....
11/7/2019

Voices of Arab Detroit

Adding to the burgeoning field of Arab American literature, Assistant Professor Ghassan Abou-Zeineddine is gathering creative nonfiction essays to share what it's like to live in the local Arab American community...
5/7/2018

UM-Dearborn’s Center for Arab American Studies receives grant to advance intercultural understanding

The grant, funded through the Building Bridges Program of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts, supports the expansion of ‘Halal Metropolis.’...
11/6/2017

Khoury family recognized by Center for Arab American Studies for lifelong contributions to the Arab American community

CAAS named its office space after Elie Razmi Khoury and Farideh Khoury following a significant gift by Nabil Khoury (’85 B.S.), his wife, Mouna, and sister, Dina Khoury Hanby (’91 B.A.)....
5/23/2017

Center for Arab American Studies raises $100k in four months, meets NEH challenge match

University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Arab American Studies was awarded a prestigious $100,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support student research on and community engagement with Arab Americans....