History and Current Issues Curriculum

The Choices Program draws on scholarship from Brown University to produce innovative curriculum and videos that make contested international issues accessible, engaging, and relevant to secondary school audiences.

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The Iranian Revolution

Students trace the history of Iran from its early dynasties to the present and explore Iran’s cultural history, its efforts to establish a representative democracy, and the role the great powers played in shaping events in Iran.

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Video Series on Iran

What are some misunderstandings that people in the U.S. have about Iran?

Explore Islamophobia, the roles of women, the oil industry, media and social media, the Green Movement, and more.

Videos featuring Johns Hopkins University anthropologist Narges Bajoghli address life and politics in Iran as well as the views of Iranians and Americans about each other’s countries.

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