Anyone know a good non-Eurocentric term for the Middle East? No? Is drawing those borders and calling it a region already Eurocentric? Deren Ertas ’16?
Azimuth is an English word derived from Arabic that means the
direction of a celestial object from the observer, it is also
Wesleyan’s new Undergraduate Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.
All writing and artwork regarding the Middle East is welcome! We
encourage submissions of academic papers concerning the region for any
course you have taken, as well as fiction, editorial pieces, and
artwork. If you are not sure if your content is appropriate, send it
If you want to get involved with Azimuth beyond submissions, please
Submissions can be sent to to azimuth.wesleyan(at)gmail(dot)com. The
deadline is March 25th!