January 17, 2011
3rd Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World
Summer Institute for the Languges of the Muslim World
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in collaboration with the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies , Center for African Studies, CIBER, Center for Global Studies and the European Union Center is pleased to host the 3rd Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World in summer 2011 (June 13 - August 6, 2011).
SILMW will offer intensive courses in a variety of Muslim world languages, including Arabic, Bamana, Bosnian, Pashto, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu and Wolof.
SILMW provides a unique opportunity to explore the languages and cultures of the Muslim World and interact with experts in this region. In addition to classroom instruction, SILMW will offer a variety of extracurricular activities designed to enhance classroom instruction, provide additional channels for language contact and practice, and expose learners to the traditions of the Muslim World communities. These extracurricular activities include research forums, picnics, conversation tables, cooking classes, music & dance performances, movie screenings, field trips, lectures and other cultural activities.
The SILMW is being organized by a committee consists of Drs. Eyamba Bokamba (Director), Rakesh Bhatt, James Yoon, Ercan Balci, Margaret Njeru, Peyman Nojoumian andEman Saadah from the Department of Linguistics.
For more information please visit: http://silmw.linguistics.uiuc.edu/index.html or contact the Linguistics Department.
Linguistics Department Contact Information:
707 S. Mathews Ave, 4080 FLB, MC-168 Urbana, IL 61801
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