Basma Dajani




Course List: 

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ARBC 6611 - Literary Communication      

Literary Communication in the Arab Islamic Civilization

This course studies the various modes of communication and dialogue between civilizations through literature in all its shades and patterns. It also aims to unravel literary patterns as literature has always been a pillar of civilization. Moreover, it deals with the link between the luminosity of literature in any civilization and the might and power that such a civilization possesses. To convey such ideas across, it draws from history, particularly instances of coexistence between civilizations and nations with a view to introducing a renewed vision or a future strategy for the role of literature in the dialogue of civilizations. Literature

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Mills 6 Week Session

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ARBC 6614 - Arabic Andalusian Interaction      

Andalusian Arabic literature represents an example of communication of language, literature and criticism, manifested by a variety of accomplishments achieved during the eight centuries of the Arab-Islamic era in the Iberian Peninsula. This course will discuss how the Andalusian city played a role in transmitting a culture of communication, as well as the scientific research centers, the translation movement and travel literature, which documented the efforts expended by the Arab Andalusian culture in the success of human communication on different levels. Civ Cul & Soc

Summer 2015 Language Schools, Mills 6 Week Session

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ARBC 6618 - Women in Classical Arabic Lit      

Women in Classical Arabic Literature

This course studies the traditional literary concepts on women and beauty in the Arab and Islamic Civilization. In many parts of the Arab and Islamic worlds today, people are not aware of the rich literary and linguistic heritage that exists on such issues although for centuries Arab and Muslim scholars have written numerous manuscripts about such aspects. Moreover, other literary manifestations exist on the subject such as poetry, prose, novels that need to be examined and studied by contemporary Arab and non-Arab students of Arabic. Literature

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Mills 6 Week Session

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ARBC 6621 - Lit & Cultural Aspects Arabic      

Literary and Cultural Aspects of the Arabic Language

This topic will present models of a multiplicity of forms of literary work including the biography, the tale, the short story, the novel, the play, the song and the film; and discuss the intellectual language used in the creative work, and research how the culture of the community is reflected in the creative literary work. It also aims to examine the profound role of literature in representing cultures, and its role in the interaction between people of different cultures. Literature

Summer 2015 Language Schools, Mills 6 Week Session

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The Arabic School

Eman Hayyat, Coordinator

P: 802.443.5230
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
Arabic School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753