Juan Ricardo Cole is a public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. For three decades, he has sought to put the relationship of the West and the Muslim world in historical context. He has appeared on ABC Nightly News, Nightline, the Today Show, Charlie Rose, Anderson Cooper 360, Rachel Maddow, the Colbert Report and many more. He has commented extensively on al-Qaeda, the Taliban, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iranian domestic struggles and foreign affairs. Please download the flyer for The New Arabs.
The Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) Program at CSUN is an interdisciplinary minor offering courses in the languages, histories, religions, cultures, sociology and politics of the Middle East. It seeks to enhance students' understanding of Islamic cultures and the Muslim communities both internationally and within the United States: www.csun.edu/humanities/middle-eastern-and-islamic-studies.
Contact: MEIS, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, CSU, Northridge, Sierra Hall 194, Telephone: (818) 677-‐6762 or 818-‐677-7218