The Arabic Circle is a weekly lecture in Arabic at the University of Chicago's Center for Middle Eastern Studies. This lecture series includes social, cultural and academic discussions about the Arabic-speaking world and is led by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The opinions of the speakers are their own. Background pattern created by ransie3.
- 27 May 2016: Nora Zaki
- 22 Jan. 2016: Richard Nedjat
- 15 Jan. 2016: Mahmoud Saeed
- Three new recordings: Amani Aseel, Lakhdar (Elkhidr) Choudar, Hala El Badry
- 9 Oct. 2015: Tim Friese
- 2 Oct. 2015: Kay Heikkinen, Noha Forster, Hala Abdel Mobdy
- Montserrat Rabadán: Syrian refugees in Berlin
- Amir Toft: Onomatopoeia in Arabic
- Khalid Alhindi: Arabian scholarship before the Wahhabi movement
- Noha Forster: Nostalgic images of Egypt’s past
- Mariam Sheibani: Grammar of the heart
- Usama Canon: Learning Arabic in its various forms
- Orit Bashkin: Transit camps in early Israel
- Kevin Blankinship: Death and decay in poetry
- Nareman Taha & Rima Najia: Arab-American Social Services
- Ahmed Alqarni: What makes language beautiful?
- Kay Heikkinen: Some summer reflections from Egypt
- Muhammad Eissa: In Memory of Farouk Moustafa
- Sherine Yousef and Abdelghany Barakat
- A Psalmic Reading of Quran 78
SpeakersAhmad Baasiri Ahmed Hashem Amahl Bishara Amin al-Ali Amina Mohamed Amy Ruszkiewicz Andrew Alger Annie Higgins Babacar Samb Basima Bezirgan Cam Cross Doaa Mansoor Elizabeth Urban Eman Gamaal Fahad al-Homoudi Farouk Mustafa Fatma el Sakhawy Gregg Reynolds Hala El Badry Hossein Saleh Issa Boulos James Rumsey-Merlan Kay Heikkinen Kevin Blankinship Kristen Stilt Mahmoud Saeed Manal Kotb Michael Sells Montserrat Rabadàn Muhammad Eissa Munira Misbah Mustapha Kamal Noha Forster Orit Bashkin Osama Abu-Eledam Rafi Mottahedeh Rana Mikati Rasmiyya Yusuf Rime Naguib Sasson Somekh Sherif al-Gayyar Thomas Salem Manganaro Toujan al-Faisal Widad Kadi Yazan Doughan
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
This week’s Arabic Circle presents:
Letters from Cairo
رسائل من القاهرة
by Farouk Mustafa
Farouk Mustafa is the Ibn Rushd Professorial Lecturer in Modern Arabic Language, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago.
Recorded October 1, 2010
The Cuisine of the Abbasid Era
الطبيخ في العصر العباسي
Recorded April 30, 2010
An Eyewitness in Iraq: Knowledge vs. Information
شاهد عيان في العراق : العلم والمعلومات
Recorded April 9, 2010
by Noha Forster
Noha Forster is a Lecturer of Arabic at the University of Chicago.
Originally recorded January 25, 2008
by Rime Naguib
Originally recorded March 12, 2010
by Sherif al-Gayyar
Dr. Sharif al-Gayyar is a literary critic and teaches at the University of Beni Suef, Egypt.
Originally recorded March 5, 2010
by Muhammad Eissa
Muhammad Eissa is a Lecturer of Arabic at the University of Chicago.
Originally recorded February 26, 2010
by Amina Mohamed
Amina Mohamed is a Lecturer of Arabic at the University of Chicago.
Originally recorded February 19, 2010
by Eman Gamaal
Originally recorded February 5, 2010
by Mahmoud Saeed
Originally recorded January 29, 2010