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Important Update:

The UCO campus is closed Wed. Nov. 25-27 for Thanksgiving. Central will transition from in-person instruction to virtual instruction after Thanksgiving Break until the end of the semester, Nov. 30-Dec. 23. All members of the campus community are encouraged to continue COVID-19 protocols when away from campus. For more information, view the university's coronavirus webpage

Important Update:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Teaching the Middle East Summer Institute has been postponed to the Summer of 2021. We are still taking applications and will update these pages regularly.
 

Summer Teachers' Seminar

map and compass decorative imageJoin us at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond for a week-long seminar, “Teaching the Middle East,” funded by the Oklahoma Humanities Council. Scholars from across the nation will train local teachers in the history of the Middle East from antiquity to the present based on the state standards. Topics include: Ancient Israel, the Roman Empire, Islam, the Crusades, modern Iran, and terrorism.

Teachers traveling some distance may qualify for free accommodations and meals on campus. There is no cost to participate, but applications are required.


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