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Teaching Arabic Language in High School: The Case of a School in Chicago

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
Teaching Arabic Language in High School:
The Case of a School in Chicago
تعليم اللغة العربية بالمدارس الثانوية : مثال مدرسة في شيكاغو
by Bob Wiley — بوب وايلي
Bob is an alumnus of CMES, University of Chicago, … Continue reading

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A Writer From Meedan al-Tahrir

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
A Writer From Meedan al-Tahrir
كاتبة من ميدان التحرير
by Hala al-Badry — هالة البدري
Born in Cairo in 1954, Hala El Badry graduated from Cairo University and is now deputy editor-in-chief of Egypt’s radio and television … Continue reading

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A Short Story: Am I Alive or Dead? A Vicious Cycle

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
A Short Story: Am I Alive or Dead?
A Vicious Cycle
قصة قصيرة: أحيّ أنا أم ميت؟ حلقة مفرغة
by Mahmoud Saeed — محمود سعيد
Mr. Saeed is a well known Iraqi author who has … Continue reading

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Embodying Revolution and Democracy: A Literary Approach to the Arab Spring

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
Embodying Revolution and Democracy:
A Literary Approach to the Arab Spring
تجسيد الثورة والديموقراطية: قراءة أدبية في الربيع العربي
by Haitham Ibrahim — هيثم إبراهيم
Haitham is a PhD student in Comparative Literature, University of Chicago,
specializing in modern … Continue reading

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My Trip to Egypt

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
“My Trip to Egypt”
رحلتي إلى مصر
by Farouk Mustafa — فاروق مصطفى
Recorded September 30, 2011
MP3

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The Band “Eskenderella” and the Songs of the Egyptian Revolution

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
The Band “Eskenderella” and the Songs of the Egyptian Revolution
فرقة اسكندرللا وأغاني الثورة المصرية
by Amina Mohamed — امينة محمد
Recorded May 27, 2011
MP3 / Lyrics (PDF)

سحور ابو الطيب — حيوا أهل الشام
كلمات: فؤاد حداد … Continue reading

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Muslims in France

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
Muslims in France
مسلمون في فرنسا
by Camille Harrison — كاميل هاريسون
Associate Professor of Arabic and French
Department of Modern Languages
Oakton Community College, Illinois
PhD Candidate in Modern Arabic Literature
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
University of Sorbonne, … Continue reading

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In Memory of Jibran Khalil Jibran

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
In Memory of Jibran Khalil Jibran
في ذكرى جبران خليل جبران
by Maron Soueid — مارون سويد
Recorded May 6, 2011
MP3

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Al-Farazdaq’s Chat With the Devil

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
“O Iblīs, I have served you for seventy years!”:
Al-Farazdaq’s Chat With the Devil
أطَعْتُكَ يا إبلِيسُ سَبْعِينَ حِجّةً : حوار الفرزدق مع ابليس
by Kevin Blankinship — كيڤن بلانكشيپ
Kevin is a PhD student in NELC, University … Continue reading

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Poetry, Song, and Word: The Egyptian Revolution

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:
Poetry, Song, and Word: The Egyptian Revolution
شعر و أغنية و كلمة…ثورة مصر
by Dina Yehia — دينا يحيا
Dina is a first-year student at the Divinity School, University of Chicago.
Recorded April 22, 2011
MP3

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