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Arabic Film Series

The Arabic Film Series is offered by the Arabic Language Program at Indiana University Bloomington to expose students to Arabic language. All screenings are free of charge and open to the public. For more information contact the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at

All screenings will take place in Woodburn Hall 101, beginning at 7:30pm.

January 20: Bab El Oued City (Algeria), 1994

February 3: Excuse My French (Egypt), 2014

February 17: Stray Bullet (Lebanon), 2010

March 2:Cairo 678 (Egypt), 2010

March 23: Mascarades (Algeria), 2008

April 6: Destiny (Egypt), 1997

April 20: When Monaliza Smiled (Jordan), 2012

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Fourteenth Annual Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture

The fourteenth annual Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture was presented by Dr. Dina Khoury, Professor of History and International Relations at George Washington University. The Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture was held on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in the President's Room in the University Club at the Indiana Memorial Union at 7:00pm.

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Workshops on Classical Arabic Literature from Visiting Scholar Dr. Mustafa Binmayaba

Are you interested in classical Arabic literature? Visiting Scholar Dr. Mustafa M. Binmayaba is pleased to offer a series of workshops on Poets and Caliphs in Classical Arabic Literature. See this flyer for further information about workshop dates and topics. Dr. Binmayaba is also pleased to be able to offer his assistance to NELC students of all levels in Arabic language and literature.

The workshops, which will be conducted in English, will focus on developing the skills to analyze the language, grammar and structure of the classical Arabic ode as well as the skill of translation. All are welcome.

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NELC Memorial Lecture Series

Since 2002, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures has hosted a series of lectures honoring the memories of two of NELC Professors, Wadie Elias Jwaideh and Victor Danner, whose profound impact upon their students continues to touch us today. The lectures have covered a wide variety of topics relating to Near Eastern languages, cultures, religions, and civilizations.

Victor Danner Memorial Lecture
Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture

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