Programs and Centers

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) is an interdisciplinary area studies center, comprising faculty members drawn from the social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences within the School of Arts and Sciences. CMES offers a major and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies, as well as courses on the cultures and religions of the contemporary Middle East and several levels of instruction in the languages of the region, such as Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish.