Study Abroad Opportunity in Deaf Studies

Please join us on Monday, October 27 for a slide show and presentation on this exciting study abroad opportunity affiliated with the Deaf Studies program:

Deaf Studies study abroad presentation announcementLearn more about faculty member Rebecca Swenson’s trip to Ethiopia this past summer here:

 Deaf Education and Empowerment in Ethiopia

For more information, contact Rebecca Swenson at


Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue to host talk about challenges to autocracy in Turkey and the Middle East

Vanderlippe Lecture Poster

The Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue at SUNY New Paltz will host a talk by John VanderLippe, associate professor of history at the New School for Social Research, titled “Blood, Sweat and Tear Gas: Challenges to Autocracy in Turkey and the Middle East” on Wednesday, April 23, at 7 p.m., in Lecture Center 108 on the New Paltz campus.

VanderLippe’s work includes “The Politics of Turkish Democracy” (2005), as well as numerous articles on Turkish Republic. He is the former Editor of the Middle East Studies Association Bulletin and has received grants from the NCSEER, the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Hoover Institution, and the HR Guggenheim Foundation.

This event is sponsored by The Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue at SUNY New Paltz, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Campus Auxiliary Services.

For more information contact James Schiffer, professor of English at SUNY New Paltz, at 845-257-3676 or