Rethinking the Region

New Approaches to the 9-12 US Curriculum on the Middle East and North Africa

Maria Hantzopoulos, Monisha Bajaj, Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, Roozbeh Shirazi, Zeena Zakharia | Sep 22, 2020

Rethinking the Region’s research and curriculum analyzes the common categories used to describe and teach the “Modern Middle East and North Africa (MENA)” in existing US World History textbooks. It offers robust alternatives for Grade 9-12 teachers by integrating new scholarship on the region. The curriculum can be adapted for college level instruction.

Tags: Africa Middle East Assignments Class Activities Lesson Plans Syllabus Timelines Material Culture Women, Gender, & Sexuality 1400-1600 1600-1800 1800-1900 1900-1945 1945-Present 600 to 1400


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