Middle East Studies Symposium

Middle East Symposium kicks off, new minor opens doors


By Audrey Barrett The fourth annual Middle East Studies Symposium, entitled “History & Movement: Transition in the Middle East,” kicked off on Feb. 19. Unfortunately, only the keynote speaker event went on as scheduled, since the campus shut down due to snow days. The coordinators have tentatively rescheduled the events for March 14 and 15

First annual Middle East Symposium advocates for a potential minor in the field


By KT Kelly /// Staff Writer From March 4-6, Lewis & Clark College will hold its first annual Middle East Studies Symposium, co-chaired by Julia Duerst (’15) and Dina Yazdani (’15), to expose students to an interdisciplinary perspective on the Middle East. This symposium will feature Dr. Andrew Gardner, an anthropologist and professor at the