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New Online Course for Summer 2020!

Author: Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

MEAR 40027 - Section 01: Introduction to Classical/Quranic Arabic I (CRN 3905) (Undergrads)
MEAR 60027 (Grad students)
Instructor:  Dr. Catherine Bronson
MTWTh 10:30 - 12:05
June 15-July 24, 2020
3 credit hours

The goal of this course is to develop a basic knowledge of the Classical/Koranic Arabic, with emphasis on an overview of grammar and syntax, vocabulary acquisition, and serial readings of Islamic texts. We read selections from Qur'an, Qur'anic exegeses, hadith (Prophetic tradition), and other related material. We learn how to use Arabic dictionary and bibliographical references (in print and online). (Prereq.: one year of college level Modern Standard Arabic)…

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Arabic major named 2020 Truman Scholar

Author: Erin Blasko

Notre Dame junior Patrick Hidalgo McCabe has been named a 2020 Truman Scholar, becoming the ninth Notre Dame student selected for the award since 2010 — a list that includes three eventual Rhodes Scholars. McCabe is a political science and Arabic major with a minor in peace studies from Vienna, Virginia. He is a Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar, a Kellogg International Scholar, a Glynn Family Honors Scholar and a Boren Scholar. 

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Truman Scholarship

Author: Sherry Reichold

Patrick McCabe, a Political Science and Arabic double major and AL/SC Honors Program and Peace Studies minor received the prestigious Truman Scholarship.  Congratulations, Patrick!…

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