Current Undergraduate Students
News & Alerts
- Registration for the Fall 2017 Semester Begins Monday, April 24th
- Please join us for the thesis readings by our honors students on Tuesday, April 25th at 12:30PM in the Kevorkian Center Library!
2016 MEIS Award Winners
The following students demonstrated excellence in their studies:
- Sikander R. Miah, Winner of the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Award
- Kathryn (Min Xi) Chua, Winner of the Rumi Biruni Prize for excellence in Persian Study
- Alexander Charles, Winner of the Evliya Chelebi Prize for excellence in Turkish Study
- Nihal D. Patel, Winner of the Premchand Prize for excellence in Hindi Study
- Jatan Sabharwal, Winner of the Baba-e Urdu Prize for excellence in Urdu Study
- Zachary Schwarzbaum and Emina Osmandzikovic, Winners of the Ibni Khaldun Prize for excellence in Arabic Study
2016 MEIS Honors Program
The following students have demonstrated honors and completed thesis projects:
- Leila Lajevard, "Defining Zananegi:How Zanan Magazine Influenced Feminist Discourse in Post-Rvolutionary Iran”
- Emily King, "Alternative Notions of Identity in Mizrahi Literature"
- Gaurika Mehta, “Sacrificed Wife, Obedient Mare, and Divine Mother: Performing Gender and Ritual in Ramākānt Rānī Satī Carit Manas"
Director of Undergraduate StudiesProfessor Hala Halim
Office Address: 19 University Place, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 992-9548
Fax: (212) 995-4689
Professor Hala Halim is the author of Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive, which interrogates how modern Alexandria was nominated as the cosmopolitan Middle Eastern city par excellence. Her research interests are modern Arabic, English and Anglophone literatures, postcolonial theory, cosmopolitanism, Mediterraneanism and Levantinism, South-South comparatism, Nahda and comparative modernities, Translation Studies, travel literature, globalization, and urban cultures.