Teaching Resources

Lending Library

Our library is open to all to borrow or use in house books, DVDs, VHS films, maps and reference materials on the Middle East.  To review our borrowing policies click here.  Suggest a book for the collection by sending an email to cmesoc@fas.harvard.edu.

Thematic Resource Pages

Water in the Middle East: Interdisciplinary Approaches

Women Making Democracy

Street Art

Comics and Graphic Novels


Resources Documents for Educators

Exploring Muslim Understandings of Islam

American Academy of Religions Guidelines for Teaching About Religion in K-12 Public Schools in the United States

Glossary of Terms Related to Islam and Muslim Communities in Inter-Regional Settings

Using Objects to Teach About Religion in the Context of the Middle East Region

Are You Listening?  Voices from the Middle East Anthology