Professor Sibel Erol is currently editing a book in Turkish on Orhan Pamuk's novel Snow, and she has previously published material on his work appearing in Comparative Literary Studies and published in IJMES. Her research interests are the Turkish language, the role of writing in teaching language, the uses of literature in language teaching, the novel, nationalism, women authors, postmodernism, masculinities, and film.
Arab Crossroads Studies majors are required to take a minimum of 10 courses offered by the program: four required courses (The Emergence of the Modern Middle East, Anthropology and the Arab World, Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature and Society, and Problems and Methods in Arab Crossroads Studies); a minimum of four elective courses; and a two-semester capstone project. Additionally, Arab Crossroads Studies majors are required to take a minimum of four semesters of college Arabic or their equivalent, or demonstrate proficiency at this level. Only one course may double-count for the major in Arab Crossroad Studies and another major or concentration.
How to Declare Your Major/Minor
Check out the MEIS Major/Minor FAQ page here to declare your MEIS major/minor. To learn more about the program, contact the MEIS Director of Undergraduate Studies or the MEIS Office.