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Ongoing Events

Fifteenth Annual Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture

The Fiftheenth Annual Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture will be presented by Dr. Malika Zeghal, Professor of Islamic Studies at Harvard University. The Wadie Jwaideh Memorial Lecture will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 in the Federal Room at the Indiana Memorial Union at 7:00pm.

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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 GISB 0001, beginning at 7:30pm.

August 31: Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (Morroco), 2000

September 14: Kilometre Zero (Iraq), 2005

September 28: When I Saw You (Palestine), 2012

October 12: Theeb (Jordan), 2014

October 26: Yacoubian Building (Egypt), 2006

November 9: Ghadi (Lebanon), 2013

November 30: Eyes of a Thief (Palestine), 2014

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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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