Course Offerings

Spring 2018

We do not offer any courses this term.


Winter 2018

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First-Year Arabic II

ARAB 112 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

This course builds communicative skills in written and spoken Arabic, emphasizing foundational grammar and speaking. Continued introduction to cultural practices of the Arab world.

Second-Year Arabic II

ARAB 162 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

A continuation of Second-Year Arabic focused on speaking and writing, in addition to listening comprehension and reading. Increased familiarization with popular Arab culture.

Special Topics in Arabic Literature and Culture

ARAB 395 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

An advanced seminar on a particular author, period, or genre. Topics may include Arab Short Stories, Classical Arabic Poetry, Travelogues in Arab Lit, Arab Pop Culture and Music, and Arabic Media. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Fall, Winter.

Winter 2018, ARAB 395-01: Special Topics in Arabic Lit and Culture: Arabic Storytelling (1). This course introduces students to the Arabic literature through the lens of orality. Students read selections from the Arabic literary canon and explore the role of the spoken word in its development. Edwards.

Fall 2017

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First-Year Arabic I

ARAB 111 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

An introductory course in written and spoken Arabic, focusing on basic grammar and speaking. Aspects of Arab culture introduced.

Second-Year Arabic I

ARAB 161 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

Building on basic grammar and vocabulary knowledge, this course emphasizes speaking and writing, as well as listening comprehension and reading. Students introduced with popular Arab culture.

Third-Year Arabic I

ARAB 211 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

This course expands on grammar concepts and vocabulary knowledge with practical applications of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Social and political aspects of Arab culture are introduced.

Directed Individual Study

ARAB 403 - Edwards, Anthony (Antoine)

Advanced study in Arabic. May include formal writing and conversational Arabic, and literary study of texts in Arabic. The nature and content of the course is determined by the students' needs and by an evaluation of their previous work. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.