During the summer of 2018, Islamic Studies Major Matt Loxley had the opportunity to study Arabic in Oman after having been awarded the prestigious Critical Langauge Fellowship.
The beginning of the autumn 2018 semester marks the start of three new graduate student careers at NELC. The department is very excited to welcome these three talented scholars to the NELC community and looks forward to helping each accomplish their individual goals.
Dr. Robert Holub, Chair of the Germanic Department has been named the interim Chair for the Department of Near Eastern Langauges and Cultures. Dr. Holub brings a wealth of adminsitrative and leadership success to this role.
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is excited to welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Ahmad Al-Jallad, M. S. Sofia Chair in Arabic Studies.
The Department of Near Eastern lanaguges and Cultures wishes a fond farewell to three students that have earned a MA in our Department: