UNC Middle East Studies

UNC Middle East Studies

We support educators in teaching about the Middle East! Search our boards for resources and more!
More ideas from UNC

Dispelling Common Misconceptions and Stereotypes about Islam - a printable PDF from the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.

his booklet, produced by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University provides basic information about Islam and answers FAQs

AUA works to build mutual understanding between America and the Muslim World. Unofficial Ambassadors have served overseas in schools or NGOs in Muslim communities in nine different countries, and return home to share their experience via community presentations and published essays

Community based artist Todd Drake has worked with Muslims in North Carolina and Bahrain to create self-portraits that share real reflections of themselves and their Muslim identities.

A multimedia exhibit featuring Muslim students as they pursue their passions or interests and exemplify Islam in their daily lives.

This resource from the Arab American Museum in Dearborn, Michigan is a great source of easy-to-read information about Islam.

This project by Harvard University has great and comprehensive information about several different religions

This site showcases the stories of diverse Muslims around the world struggling to define the role of Islam in their lives and societies

This 1:23 minute video is part of PBS’s ‘All About the Holidays’ Short Video Series for young children. Eid Al-Adha is a yearly four day celebration of the Islamic faith remembering the story of Abraham. Known as the feast of sacrifice, the celebration centers around sacrifice to Allah. Recommended for grades K-4 with National Standards for History listed.

Developed by the Asia Society, this website features free lessons on Islam in Southeast Asia.