- Marjane Satrapi gave a talk entitled "An Evening with Marjane Satrapi."
- Dr. Özkul Çobanoğlu speaks on the social history of the Ottoman Empire between the 16th and 20th centuries.
- Center sponsors workshop on Middle East for area middle and high school teachers, coordinated by Dr. Linda Seward (Outreach Coordinator) and led by Dr. Louisa Moffitt, Dr. Curt Ryan and Ms. Penny McGuire.
- Dr. Miriam Sivan, “Contemporary Women Writing in Israel.”
- Dr. Juan Cole, “The Millennium in Pursuit: Shiite Opposition to the US in Iraq.”
- Dr. Said Ennahid, “The State of Historic Preservation in Morocco” and “The Archeology of Space in Arabic Poetry.”
- Omar Faruk Tekbilek & his Ensemble performs at MTSU.
- The Center co-sponsors a poetry reading – the sixteenth annual women’s international poetry reading.
- Dr. Waleed El-Ansary, "Bridging the Gaps of Global Religions and Spirituality" as part of the MTSU Diversity Conference.
- Dr. Robert Satloff, "Countering Holocaust Denial in the Middle Eat: A New Approach" as part of the MTSU Holocaust Conference.
- The Center co-sponsors a panel entitled “Whose Story Gets Told? Human Rights and the Power of Records.”
- Lilly Rivlin shows and discusses her film Can You Hear Me? Israeli and Palestinian Women Fight for Peace.
- Dr. Ron Messier, “Dr. Buzzard and Allah: Muslim Slaves in the U.S.”
- Dr. Gregory Gause, “The Iraq War: Causes and Consequences”
- Dr. John Esposito, “Islam and the West.
- The Center (with support from UISFL grant) co-sponsors with GLOBAL (a student group on campus) showings of The Battle of Algiers and Turtles Can Fly.
- Center sponsors workshop on Middle East for area middle and high school teachers, coordinated by Dr. Amy Sayward (Outreach Coordinator) and led by Dr. Audrey Shabbas of AWAIR (Arab World and Islamic Resources).
- Dr. Khalid Amine, “Performing Postcoloniality in the Moroccan Scene.”
- Dr. Aswan Hamza, “Higher Education in the Gulf,” an event co-sponsored by the Department of Human Sciences.
- Dr. Sean Foley, “Shaykh Khalid and the Naqshbandiyya-Khalidyya.”