Indiana University Bloomington
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People: Core Faculty

Salman H. Al-AniSalman H. Al-Ani

Education

  • PhD, Indiana University, 1963 (Linguistics, Minor in Near Eastern Languages and English Language)
  • MAT, Indiana University, 1961 (Linguistics)
  • BA, University of Baghdad, 1958 (English)

Research Interests

  • Arabic linguistics with a special emphasis on phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax
  • Teaching Arabic as a second language with the application of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
  • Translation

Contact Information

Email: alani@indiana.edu
Office: Goodbody Hall 204
Phone: (812) 855-8555

Courses Recently Taught

  • Conversational Arabic
  • Arabic Phonetics and Phonology
  • Arabic Grammar
  • Multimedia Arabic

Publication Highlights

  • "Arabic Phonetics." In Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Vol. 3. E. J. Leiden: Brill, 2007.
  • Editor and translator, Shadia A. Tel. Kitab al-Iman (The Book of Faith) by Ibn Taymiyyah. Bloomington, Indiana: Iman Publishing House, 1998/1999.
  • "Tafkhim" (phonetic features of retraction in Arabic). In Encyclopedia of Islam, edited by C.E. Bosworth, E. Van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs and G. Lecomti. Leiden: Brill, 1998.
  • "Sawtiyya" (modern phonetic description of Arabic). In Encyclopedia of Islam, edited by C.E. Bosworth, E. Van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs and G. Lecomti, 95–97. Leiden: Brill, 1995.
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