RESOURCES FOR FACULTY
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
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).
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.
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.
Guide to Islamic Art and Architecture
UNC Libraries Catalog
Duke University Libraries
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.