Arabic Club

Author: Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

Marhaba! 

Just last week we were given the clearance to host Arabic club events in-person. Some of you may have attended our virtual club event. Now that the overall situation is looking better, we can actually meet in person, outside. We will maintain physical distancing, and we will wear our favorite masks. We are working on securing masks with Arabic writing on them.We have an event tentatively scheduled for Monday (9/28), and it will be outside. …

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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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