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  • El-Tobgy, Nada (2013-05-20)
    The fashion industry in Egypt is growing, despite a struggling economy and lack of resources. AUC Radio’s Nada El-Tobgy reports on how Egyptian designers struggle to boost to an industry that has a long way to go, giving ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-07)
    The article maintains that day after day history proves that behind every new good idea is a woman, such as the wife of the President of Guatemala, wife of India’s Nehru and Safia Zaghloul.
  • Ghali, Maghie (2015-05-25)
    Belly dancing in Egypt was once a beautiful and highly esteemed art but has fallen from glory in the last few decades, becoming illicit and not respected.
  • American University in Cairo. Office of Human Resources; American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research (2012-03-12)
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1951-05)
    In this article, Doria Shafik writes in commemoration of Qasim Amin, who called for the liberation of women and their involvement in all aspects of life. Bint Al Nil followed the path of Qasim Amin and his desire to eradicate ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-01)
    In a short time, and thanks mainly to MESC fellows like Garth Hall and his colleagues, our newsletter made it in the news, the big global news. For instance, �letters to the editor� are increasing and come from varied ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-17)
    We all know the problems with students’ research papers. Students turn in papers with improper sources. Or they have good sources but use the material poorly. Or they use the internet when a research database would have ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
    “Better thinkers...”, this is what an AUC education promises to deliver. Yet "thinking” is an outcome we do not often assess. We assess content learning, we assess student satisfaction and we spend a lot of effort evaluating ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
    The very first time I walked in class to teach “Scientific Thinking”, I asked my students what they had heard about the course. One of the students responded that he heard that everything we learn in science turns out to ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-22)
    This issue continues with the theme that we started last spring, namely that of exploring and understanding our student’s intellectual development with the aim of helping them attain higher order thinking skills. We discussed ...
  • Sultan, Yara Moussa (2016-01-24)
    The January 25 revolution and the dramatic unfolding of events thereafter, have been a time of immense social, political and economic transformation in Egypt. Recent changes in political leadership, from the fall of Mubarak’s ...
  • Aboul Ela, Magda (2012-06-03)
    It is noticeable that the female professional employment is declining among graduate students in Egypt. The patriarchal gendered attitudes permeate family, labor market and state to form a powerful obstacle to women's ...
  • Young, Annice (2014-05-21)
    Both ominous and apocalyptic, Israel's fertility regime is fraught with demographic paranoia that its Jewish majority won't survive natural Palestinian growth. To remedy this â demographic threat,â Israel has implemented ...
  • Sabry, Aya Walyeldin Shafik Osman (2015-05-27)
    How does death, and the dead, shape the making of living subjectivities? How do the worlds of the dead entwine with the worlds of the living? Do the dead have an agency that engages the spaces of the living and their ...
  • Stark, Michael William (2014-09-15)
    In modern times, Aristotelian influence on Islamicate philosophical writing is exaggerated. Al-Fārābī did more than just copy Aristotle, he was an original thinker, and he may have sourced aspects of his thought and writing ...
  • Basiony, Dina Mohamed (2014-01-22)
    This study explores the discourses employed in three growingly popular global Islamic social media pages (GISMP), and examines their potential impact on identities of young Muslim followers across the globe. The initiatives ...
  • Abdel Akher, Nihal Mostafa (2014-05-30)
    After decades of male supremacy, it is not surprising to find that social institutions, including the government and the legal system, have a role in maintaining and reproducing the established order of domination. This ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-19)
    Conventionally teaching takes place by reference to “faculty-centered instruction in the oral tradition” which involves the delivery of content via lectures. This is invariably also accompanied by an emphasis on an ...
  • Khamees, El-Sayyed (Bint Al Nil, 1953-04)
    This article is the Syrian Government’s invitation Doria Shafik, President of the Bint Al Nil Union to deliver a lecture series on the role of feminist movements in reshaping the Arab East. The article features an interview ...