The Middle East and North Africa Studies Program organized the workshop which focused on Arab-Russian and Arab-Soviet cultural ties.
Prof. Margaret Litvin discusses the state of her field of study, modern Arabic literature and theater.
Professor Margaret Litvin said that her perspective on the Syrian refugee crisis was informed by her family’s background as Soviet Jews who fled as refugees.
Professor Roberta Micallef will serve as the Interim Director of the Middle East and North Africa Studies Program for 2015-16.
For the 2015-2016 academic year, MENA director Margaret Litvin is headed to Sweden.
Pardee professor and MENA director Margaret Litvin published a freewheeling interview with Arab Israeli author Sayed Kashua in the LA Review of Books.