Category: Alumni

Posted on July 2nd, 2024 in Alumni, Announcements, Blog, Community Service, Featured, Internships, Research, Scholarships by ecurtis4

Community Advisory Board Named for Arabic and Islamic Studies Minor The Arabic Studies Program is grateful to welcome several prominent Arab and Muslim Hoosiers to its Community Advisory Board: Dr. Tarick Abdo, Podiatrist; Dr. Majdi Abu-Salih, Medical Director, Community Health Pediatric Gastroenterology; Ms. Hiba Alalami, former director, Indiana Muslim Advocacy Network, and PhD student, American …

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Edward Curtis lectures at the Abraham Lincoln Library
Posted on June 10th, 2024 in Alumni, Announcements, Blog, Faculty, Featured by ecurtis4

“I wish my Arab granny were here to see this,” said Dr. Edward Curtis, the new director of the Arabic Studies program at the IU Indianapolis School of Liberal Arts. It’s been a long journey from his rural Southern Illinois hometown. Curtis, the William M. and Gail M. Plater Chair of the Liberal Arts and …

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Mashhour Amira
Posted on June 6th, 2024 in Alumni, Announcements, Blog, Faculty, Featured by ecurtis4

After more than twenty years at the helm of IUPUI’s Arabic Studies Program, Senior Lecturer Amira Mashhour (Ph.D., Cairo University) has retired from the faculty of the World Languages and Cultures Department. Educated in Arabic, French, and English in Egypt, Dr. Mashhour wrote her dissertation in the field of economics. Though she did offer some …

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