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Recent News

February 19, 2020

On February 14, 2020, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) named Magda El-Sherbini, Professor/Middle East & Islamic Studies Librarian at The Ohio State…

December 27, 2019

During the Fall 2019 semester, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) awarded the Hajj Abu Ismail Jallaq Scholarship to two outstanding graduate students, Ben Batarseh and…

October 23, 2019

Safaitic is the name of an extinct script used to write rock inscriptions in forms of pre-Islamic Arabic concentrated the Syro-Jordanian Ḥarrah. Ahmad Al-Jallad with his…

October 9, 2019

NELC Professor of South Asia Studies Dr. Ila Nagar has had a new book published, Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India (Routledge Press, 2019). …