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Blurring Boundaries – Arabic Identities Across The Mediterranean And Beyond
Friday, 03 Nov 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wells B-342
Muslim Studies Center
Event Details:

November 3   Wells B-342

Coffee                                                                         9:00–9:30 a.m.

Panel III: Challenges of Pedagogy and Translation 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Moderator, Dr. Suzanne Wagner(Linguistics Program, MSU)

Dr. Sandro Barros, School of Education, MSU. "The Culture of Monolingualism and the Training of Arabic Teachers in the U.S.: New Solutions to Old Dilemmas"

Dr. Ayman Mohamed, Arabic Studies, MSU, "Dilemmas of teaching Arabic Vocabulary to Non-natives: Between Neologism and Archaism"

Dr. Russell Lucas, Global Studies Program, MSU, "Lost in Translation: Public Opinion Surveys in the Arab Gulf"

Coffee Break: 11:00-11:15 a.m.

Round Table Discussion II      Wells B-342                11:15 a.m.–12:15 noon

Participants with Dr. Cheng-Wei Lin (Arabic Program, MSU to talk about corpus linguistics and Arabic)

Organizers' Closing Remarks                                     12:15–12:30