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MAR
24
The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis
Date:
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Time:
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
201 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
Event Details:

Camelia Suleiman has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Georgetown University, with a specialization in Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis. Her research interest is in the area of language and identity in relation to gender, politicians' use of language in the media, and national identity, in both the American and the Arab countries' contexts. She has also received a number of awards and recognition including an award for 'distinguished women in academia' from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. At MSU she serves as the Arabic language coordinator, as well as she has been directing the Arabic Flagship Program.