|Print and Media Resources||A Certain Woman|
|Print and Media Resources||A child from the village|
|Curriculum Materials||A Mideast Conference: The Arab-Israeli Conflict||
Rational: Popular misconceptions derived from broadcast and print media sources on both sides portray a position of absolutes. An unbiased study of the region is necessary to evaluate and understand the opposing viewpoints, position and acts of the principal parties involved in the conflict. No valid position or suggested solution can be formulated by students without understanding the geography, economics and social organizations of the region
|Curriculum Materials||A Political Analysis of Literature||
Rational:The curriculum is designed around the novel The Day the Leader was Killed by Naguib Mahfouz Mahfouz’s novel was chosen for its literary merit, but also because it is rich for discussion of history and literature of place; it addresses how the recent political history of Egypt has influenced Egyptian society.
|Curriculum Materials||African American History Muslim Roots/US Blues||
Curriculum developed by Kate Daher, CAPA High School, Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Historians now believe that at least 30% of African slaves brought to the United States and the West Indies were Muslims. This lesson plan informs students how Muslim religious practices influenced life in the south during the early days and highlights the origin of the blues music genre as being greatly influenced by Islamic religious practices.
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|Web Links||Al Sahafa||
Online news for and by Arab Americans.
|Print and Media Resources||al-Baldah al-ukhr|
|Print and Media Resources||al-Layladi|
|Print and Media Resources||al-Masafat : riwayah|
|Print and Media Resources||al-Talassus : [riwayah]|
|Print and Media Resources||Aladdin and the lamp|
|Print and Media Resources||Alexandria : past, present and future|
|Print and Media Resources||Alia's mission : saving the books of Iraq : inspired by a true story|
|Web Links||America at a Crossroads||
America at a Crossroads was a major public television event premiering on PBS in April 2007 that explored the challenges confronting the post-9/11 world — including the war on terrorism, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the experience of American troops serving abroad, the struggle for balance within the Muslim world, and global perspectives on America’s role overseas. For the eleven documentary episodes the Web site offers previews, interview clips, bios, and authors' writings, video diaries, a timeline, and valuable discussion guides and resource links related to content.
|Web Links||American Institute of Indian Studies: Fellowships for PhDs and senior scholars||
Founded to assist scholars in their study of all aspects of Indian history, culture and contemporary life, the Institute brings about 40 scholars to India every year. These are both American citizens as well as non-American citizens resident in the United States. Of the latter group, many are Indian graduate students studying for PhD degrees at American universities. Many of them return to India, where they assume faculty positions at Indian institutions.