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September 28, 2020

Special Announcement! NELC Department Poetry Project

Since the dawn of human civilization, poetry has played a vital role in transmitting culture, expressing individual identity, and…

September 23, 2020

The 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Tuesday, September 22nd. As part of the General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of the Republic of…

July 28, 2020

Ben Batarseh recently completed and defended his M.A. Thesis, Transjordanian State-Building and the Palestinian Problem: How Tribal Values and Symbols Became the Bedrock of Jordanian Nationalism.…

July 15, 2020

Nathan Young recently completed and defended his Dissertation, Modernity’s Other: Nostalgia for Village Life in Turkey (see below for summary).

During his time in the NELC PhD Program,…

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Ahmad Al-Jallad
Sofia Chair in Arabic Studies, Associate Professor
Daniel Frank
Associate Professor