We are thus justifiably proud of belonging to one of the oldest and most venerable departments of its kind in the nation. Students must notify the Director of Graduate Studies of their intention to take the M. Professor Asaad Alsaleh joined the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University for the 2018 winter workshop The workshop was from January 21 to 31, 2018, with the topic on Authoritarianism and Democratic Breakdown. Upcoming Events After a year full of wonderful events, the 2018-2019 year has been completed! They also maintain a list of student organizations that focus on international cultures. If you need to take a proficiency exam, click to see more detail. Complete the form online and print out a copy. These courses will be offered again in 2018-19.
The most common minors are: , , , , and. Outside Minor Students are required to minor in an outside department or program. Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the ancient, pre-modern, or modern Middle East? Special Requirements for the Dual M. For flyer and updates of the lecture please visit our Facebook site. Students will undergo two, two-hour comprehensive examinations in Middle Eastern language, history and culture.
Students who are not native speakers of their major language will take a two-hour comprehensive exam in their major language, which will a test all four language skills reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking and b include a translation exercise. If you are new to your chosen Near Eastern language, start with a 100-level introductory course in the fall semester. Complete information about the requirements of the major can be found in the. Students will complete 12-18 credit hours of graduate level courses in an appropriate Middle Eastern language. He returned to the United States in 1964 and graduated with a doctorate from Harvard University six years later. We are no longer in Goodbody Hall, our home of many years. About the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is part of the.
As your interests develop, you might want to take an independent readings course under the guidance of faculty. They therefore withheld from both Parliament and the public evidence that would have cast doubt on their anti-Ottoman policies. As you identify an area of focus and continue with upper level coursework, you will further develop language competency and begin more in-depth study of a particular theme, topic, or Near Eastern culture. All courses can also be taken as electives. These offer unique information about each field, including alumni spotlights, opportunities and resources, and in-person events.
You choose additional courses in an area of focus. Beyond the development of skills in one or more of the languages of the region, a wide variety of directions of study is available to students. Courses in Near Eastern literatures and cultures, many of which are open to students with no knowledge of these languages, may be used in conjunction with other disciplines such as linguistics, English, comparative literature, and folklore to satisfy Breadth of Inquiry requirements. Additionally, you will select a minor in an outside department or program to complement your research interests. Asma Afsaruddin Graduates enter careers in academia, foreign service, public and business administration.
Upon successful completion of the written examinations, a student will take the oral examination within four weeks of the written examination. The from the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers career information about hundreds of occupations. The choice of minor should be made in consultation with the student's graduate advisor and the Director of Graduate Studies. Languages that count toward the major are Arabic, Acient Egyptian, Hebrew, and Persian. Please note that students with native language fluency i.
Stretching from Libya to Turkey and southward down the Arabian Peninsula, the Middle East encompasses: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, the Gaza Strip, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the West Bank, and Yemen. Take advantage of office hours to talk with your instructors about your performance in class, the content of assignments, and how the course helps you work toward your goals. Hamilton Lugar School students should consider taking. What role, for example, is played by propaganda and information warfare, populist politics or economics, internal subversion of institutions, the nature of the international system? Foreign language study As one of the premier institutions in the U. Lingxin is originally from Chengdu, China. Hilo Sugita, has just been awarded the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools Distinguished Master's Thesis award, in the humanities category This is quite an honor and achievement, as she was up against nominees from dozens of Midwestern universities.
It integrates formal and informal residential learning for motivated undergraduates with international interests, regardless of academic discipline or major. The public is welcome to attend the 13th annual on Wednesday, April 15. Explore to connect with any of the 750+ student organizations that already exist, or to start a new one. An internationally renowned scholar in the fields of Islamic mysticism, comparative religion and classical Arabic literature, Danner led the department for the next five years and — as others recall — was an enthusiastic supporter of the Middle Eastern studies program. Courses in Near Eastern literatures and cultures, many of which are open to students with no knowledge of these languages, may be used in conjunction with other disciplines such as Comparative Literature, English, Folklore, and Linguistics, or to satisfy college distribution requirements. All Egyptian history, civilization and language courses also fulfill College of Arts and Sciences and distribution requirements, including the News in egyptology Possible evidence of a new, hidden chamber in the tomb of King Tut has been discovered. Check out the program, which connects students with the College's most influential, successful, and inspiring alumni.
This may even be a great way to prepare yourself for a semester or year of studying abroad. Consult with the Director of Graduate Studies for more information. Final Examination The final examination will consist of an oral defense of the dissertation conducted by the members of the student's research committee. Consult the Director of Graduate Studies or Chair. Your academic advisor and can also help you find ways to strengthen and deepen the knowledge you already have, becoming more prepared for whatever path you select after your college career. Special Requirements for the M.