The appointment lasts five years, and the commission meets annually in Rome to debrief and advise on the Church’s relations with Muslims.
MELC 10101: Introduction to Arabic Culture and Civilization taught by Ghada Bualuan, MW 12:30-1:45. No Arabic Required! Satisfies the University Literature Requirement!
The Thousand and One Nights, also known as the Arabian Nights, is a collection of tales originated in the Arab lands that has become a masterpiece of world literature. These enchanting stories, framed by the tale of Scheherazade (or Shahrazad), have enjoyed a widespread and varied reputation over the centuries and across cultures.
Congratulations to Jay Rowley, an alumnus of the Arabic Program, on being honored as one of the inaugural Domer Dozen, an award given to graduates 32 years old and younger in recognition for their significant contributions and extraordinary dedication to making a difference. Rowley, one of 12 honorees, is being recognized for his work promoting security in the Middle East. …
Professor Hussein Abdulsater has been awarded "The World Award for Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran" for his book, Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse. The award honors works in the fields of Islamic studies and Iranian studies.
In Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse…
New in Paperback
Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology
al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse
Hussein Ali Abdulsater
This book presents the contribution of al-Sharif al-Murtada (d. 1044) of Baghdad, the thinker most responsible for this irreversible change, which remains central to Imami identity. It analyses his intellectual project and establishes the dynamic context which prompted him to pour the old wine of Shi'i doctrine into the new wineskin of systematic Mu'tazili theology.…
Professor Li Guo, in the Department of Classics and the Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies had an interview recently published in a major Chinese newspaper on the current state of Arabic-Islamic Studies in the West.
If you have any questions or would like to join the Arabic Club, please contact email@example.com.
Practice speaking Arabic at the CSLC Mondays 1:00-2:00 pm!
Karen Neis (B.A., '16) publishes illustrated children's book about emperor Charlemagne's Elephant. Her thesis was advised by Li Guo, Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. …
Sara Abdel-Rahim ’17 found her voice in the liberal arts — and she amplified it through research, internships, and leadership roles on campus. As a first-generation American citizen, the political science and Arabic major wants to battle against cultural and religious discrimination.
Leanne is a Program of Liberal Studies and International Economics - Arabic double major from Orlando, Florida.
Erin Hayes is graduating with majors in Political Science and Arabic and a certificate in International Security Studies.
"C.J." Pine, an Arabic and peace studies major, was named Valedictorian '2017. CJ is currently serving as Peace Process and Programming Specialist with the U.S. Department of State.
For Victoria Braga ’11, a semester in Egypt as an undergraduate gave her a new perspective on the United States — and shaped her future career path. Braga came to Notre Dame with an interest in international relations, but her study abroad experience inspired her to pursue a career as an attorney and a position in the U.S. government. Today, the Arabic and political science major works as a trial attorney in the appellate section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Immigration Litigation.
Four alumni of Notre Dame’s international economics program returned to campus in March to speak to current students about their experience with the major, valuable classes they took, and the skills they developed that are now paying dividends in the real world.