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RESOURCES FOR FACULTY

Ellen-Fairbanks D. Bodman Collection of Middle East and Islamic World Films
UNC has the U.S.'s most comprehensive and diverse collection of films and videotapes of the Middle East and the Islamic world, with more than 500 titles. For years, Ellen-Fairbanks Bodman, the moving force in building this collection, organized the film festivals held annually at the Middle East Studies Association of North America and semi-annually at the Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Seminar.
Visual Resources Library, Hanes Art Center
Includes two large collections of slides on Islamic art and architecture: the Walter B. Denny Collection (3,500 slides) and the Herbert L. Bodman, Jr., Collection (600 slides).
Event Funding  
CCSMEMC offers event funding opportunities for UNC units and organizations seeking support for projects that increase awareness of the history and culture of the Middle East and Muslim civilizations.
Duke-UNC Faculty Small-Grant Program  
The Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies offers small grants for Middle East course development, faculty research travel, and language instruction training.
Job postings
Sponsored by the Study of Islam Section, American Academy of Religion.
You should also consult the employment listings from the Middle East Studies Association.
Visiting Scholars  
The Center assists visiting scholars with visa paperwork, library privileges, and study space.

Other Resources
Research Guide to Islamic Art and Architecture
UNC Libraries Catalog
Duke University Libraries Catalog

The UNC and Duke University libraries are jointly developing their Middle East collections through support from the Robertson Foundation, as well as support for Iranian and other South Asian materials from the North Carolina Center for South Asia Studies.

 
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