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Articles by Ann Kerr-Adams

Salma, in Jordan

More than 50 years after they graduated, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr-Adams has interviewed six of her American University of Beirut classmates to discover the lives they have built in the Middle East.
Published on: 12/9/2010
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The Fabric of Life

More than 50 years after they graduated, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr-Adams has interviewed six of her American University of Beirut classmates to discover the lives they have built in the Middle East.
Published on: 10/14/2010
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'Lebanon Was Going to Stay'

In the latest of a series of articles about the lives of Middle Eastern women for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her former roommate Naziha.
Published on: 3/12/2010
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From Baghdad to Stockholm

In an article for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her Iraqi-born classmate Samya, who fled Iraq for Sweden in 2006.
Published on: 9/10/2009
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Crossing the Sectarian Divide in Lebanon

UCLA Fulbright Coordinator Ann Kerr reflects on her visit to Lebanon in early May.
Published on: 6/3/2008
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A Stroll in Beirut

"Symbols of the intractable problems of the Middle East stood in striking contrast to the pleasures of life pursued by the resilient Lebanese as I took a walk downtown from the American University with a friend earlier this month," writes UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr in the Palisadian-Post.
Published on: 7/2/2007
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An Iraqi Woman's Bleak Perspective

"I tried to imagine what I would feel like if I had to move to Sweden at the age of 72 with uncertain residence status and my family left behind in my own country which was torn apart by war," writes UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr in the Palisadian-Post.
Published on: 4/3/2007
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American Ideals, Not Foreign Policy, Thrive in Middle East

"America is betraying the values it taught us!" This phrase, uttered by one of my Arab friends from the American University of Beirut, echoed my feelings as I traveled around the Middle East visiting five classmates on the 50th anniversary of our meeting as students at AUB.
Published on: 3/2/2005
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UCLA Undergrads and Fulbright Scholars Learn from Each Other

Students get a few surprises from visiting scholars' comments on the United States.
Published on: 4/19/2004
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Fulbright Scholars Discuss What America Needs to Know about Africa

Five scholars from Africa reflect on their continent.
Published on: 4/2/2004
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