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Resources

Arab Americans

Center for Arab American Studies

University of Michigan-Dearborn – The only academic institution in the United States devoted solely to the study Arab Americans.

Program in American Culture

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor – Committed to an interdisciplinary approach to Arab American Studies that integrates research and teaching methods from various fields, such as history, media studies, literature, anthropology, sociology, etc. A transnational approach that highlights the relationship between Arab homelands and diasporas.

Arab American National Museum

The Arab American National Museum is the first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture.

Detroit Free Press

100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans.

Arab World

Al-Bab

Al-Bab aims to introduce non-Arabs to the Arabs and their culture. Western explorers of the 18th and 19th centuries portrayed the Arab world as a strange, exotic and sometimes terrifying place. Al-Bab seeks to portray the Arab world neither as an object of fear nor as a cultural curiosity – fascinating though it may be.

Al Mashriq

Cultural riches of the countries of the Eastern Mediterannean-an anthropological guide. Al-Mashriq is a non-political, non-secterian, non-commercial server. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors and in no way reflect the views of the maintainer of the server. Its purpose is to reflect culture and the ways of life of Lebanon and the Levant and was started as guide and entry point to the life and history of the region for the benefit of expatriates of the Levant.

AMIDEAST

Promoting understanding and cooperation between Americans and the people of the Middle East and North Africa.

Arab Culture and Civilization

Online resource sponsored by the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education. Includes sections on the history, culture, religion, demographics, arts, language and media of the Arab world, as well as a section on Arab Americans.

Arabiyaat Podcast

Arabiyaat is a podcast that explores the news of the day through Arab and Middle Eastern viewpoints. Co-founder, host, and producer Linda Khoury provides a space for Arabs around the world to do in depth explorations of the issues of the day through their own eyes and experiences. It’s unique source you won’t find anywhere else!

Center for Middle East Studies

University of Michigan – The mission of the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS) is to enhance awareness of the peoples, cultures, and languages in this vitally important region of the world.

Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

Georgetown University – The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) is the only academic center in the United States focusing essentially on the Arab world–the region from Morocco to the Gulf. It has been doing so with distinction for over 30 years.

Middle East Institute

Founded 1946, the Middle East Institute’s principal objective is to increase Americans’ knowledge and understanding of the region.

Middle East Policy Council

Non-profit organization whose purpose is to contribute to an understanding of current issues in U.S.-Middle East relations.

Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

For scholars, students, and others interested in the study of the Middle East, North Africa and the Islamic world.

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

Non-profit organization dedicated to improving American knowledge and understanding of the Arab world.

Wikipedia

A description about the diversity and culture of the Arab world.

Arabic Literature

Arab American Literature

An alphabetical list of Arab American authors and literature resources.

The Works Of Gibran

The collected works and biography of the famous Arab American author Khalil Gibran

Wikipedia

A description detailing the history and current trends in Arabic literature

Al Jadid Magazine

A reviw and record of Arab culture and arts.

Arab Arts

Arab Artists Resources and Training

Arab artists resources and training is committed to helping career-track artists creating fine art in all styles and media to support themselves exclusively by networking together and teaching them how to find and receive grants to help promote their Arab culture.

Islamic Art.Com

Original art, centered on the theme of Islam and the Arab experience.

Arab Music

Turath

Turaath is the oldest site on the web dedicated to the education, analysis, reviews and resources for traditional Arab music worldwide.

Classical Arabic Music

This site houses a complete anthology of classical and traditional arabic music on MP3’s and DVD’s from throughout the Arab world.