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Arab Heritage Month: Faculty Panel

Thursday, March 15, 2018
5:00-6:30 PM
Parker Room Michigan Union Map
This event is part of Arab Heritage Month at the University of Michigan.

Faculty members Dr. Evelyn Alsultany, Dr. Samer Ali, Dr. Matthew Stiffler and Dr. Karem Sakallah will discuss their journey in their careers within academia within the context of their racial and ethnic identities. The panel will include an open Q & A session with the audience and will be moderated by the Arab Heritage Month Committee.

About our panelists:

Dr. Samer Ali: Associate Professor of Classical Arabic and Islamic Culture, Director for the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Dr. Evelyn Alsultany: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Associate Professor Department of American Culture, co-founder and Director of the Arab and Muslim American Studies Program

Dr. Karem Sakallah: Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Graduate Admissions Chair for the Computer Science and Engineering Division

Dr. Matthew Stiffler: Research and Content Manager at the Arab American National Museum, Lecturer in Arab and Muslim American Studies

Please direct all inquiries to Abby Chien ( in the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs
Building: Michigan Union
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Diversity Equity and Inclusion, MESA, Multicultural
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Multi Ethnic Student Affairs - MESA, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Department of American Culture, Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)