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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Maha Darawasha

Adjunct Instructor


Judaic Studies Department

Auerbach Hall 110



MA - University of Connecticut
BA - University of Haifa

Maha Darawasha is the Steven Konover Adjunct Professor of Arabic Language and Culture.


  • Introduction to the History of the Modern Middle East
  • The Islamic state in the medieval period
  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • Introduction to Prehistory
  • Introduction to Hellenistic period
  • Introduction to Roman period
  • Introduction to Byzantine period
  • Introduction to Chalcolithic, Bronze, and the Iron period
  • Study in the Archeology of Israel
  • Field Survey
  • Introduction to Marine Archeology
  • The Marine Trade in the Mediterranean Sea
  • The Archeology of Cyprus
  • Jerusalem in the Hellenistic and the Roman periods
  • Ancient Ceramic workshop in Israel
  • Classic ceramic workshop in Israel
  • The relationships between Church and Synagogue
  • City planning in the Hellenistic, Roman period
  • History of the Architect in the Roman period
  • Art and Architect of Israel in the Herodian period
  • Cities of the sea shore in the land of Israel
  • Courses in French Language
  • More Courses in History of the Middle East