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Morocco ARAMFO 2014- Dr. Karen Barton, UNC

aramfo flag morocco travel courseThe 2014 ARAMFO course to Morocco was excellent. Participants had an opportunity to visit a variety of urban sites and rural locales – including Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fes, and Rabat - throughout this expansive and ...

 

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Report: CWU Morocco Study Tour 2014

Monkey Business in MarrakechFor centuries, Morocco’s breathtaking landscapes and unique heritage have inspired famous Western artists as Matisse, writers like William Burroughs, musicians from Bob Marley to Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones, as well as filmmakers from Orson Welles to Ridley Scott. Into this dynamic intermingling of cultural and social forces—of Arab, African, Berber and Western influences—an intrepid band of faculty, students and community members from Central Washington University ...

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ARAMFO Travel Courses in the 9 News Report

The lion of EgyptianKUSA - Students from Western State Colorado University and their professor were recently in Egypt-Sociology professor Dan Cress and '14 students spent two weeks there at the end of May. Cress teaches a class about revolutions and democracy in Egypt. They spent nine months preparing for the trip- In five days in Cairo, they met with journalists, students, and politicians. 

 

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Univeristy Article on Egypt Trip

aramfo the mirror newsIn late May, a group of nine UNC students had the opportunity to travel to Egypt for two weeks to experience and study politics and culture in contemporary Egypt. The trip was offered to students through UNC's Center for International Education in conjunction with the Sociology Department and Office of Extended Studies

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Dr. George June UNCO Article

university of northern colorado logoA two-week trip to Egypt in May gave nine UNC students an opportunity to learn about the complex politics and culture in contemporary Egypt, as well as experience ancient Egypt through guided visits to the pyramids and other famous landmarks. The May 18-31 trip, offered through UNC's Center for International Education in conjunction with the Sociology Department and Office of Extended Studies ...

 

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Professor Karen Jennison's report on ARAMFO

aramfo flag egypt travel courseThis course was offered during the first six week summer session in 2012. Following is a description of various elements of the course. I went to Egypt with the students and therefore am able to report on that portion of the trip from first- hand knowledge. In addition, I attended all the Saturday class sessions which were held in Candelaria Hall and I had access to the Black Board part of the course ...

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Professor George June's report on ARAMFO

aramfo ancient egyptFrom May 18--31, I went on an academic tour of Egypt with two other professors and a representative of ARAMFO (Arab American Foundation for Multicultural Education and Students’ Understanding). Mrs. Abeer Ibrahim of ARAMFO was our guide and leader. I believe that all of us were pleasantly surprised at how well organized the trip was and the access we had to people in leadership positions...

 

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