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COVID update: Arabic language proficiency exams

Given the current circumstances, we will be administering the Arabic language proficiency exams for our graduate students online, following the following guidelines: 1. Students translate a scholarly article/book/etc. into English. 2. Students may use a dictionary. 3....

New MESAAS Courses Spring 2020

CONFLICTS: REGIONS AND RELIGIONS Professor Gil Anidjar MDES UN2004 TR: 11:40am-12:55pm Prior to “conflict resolution,” there is conflict. But what is conflict and how do we understand it? This introductory lecture course proposes to explore the history and geography of...

To Friends and Colleagues of Professor Allison Busch

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Professor Allison Busch, Associate Professor of Hindi Literature in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies passed away Saturday, October 19.   Prof. Busch received her Ph.D. in Hindi...

Sheldon Pollock awarded the Friedrich Weller Prize 2019

Sheldon Pollock has been awarded the Friedrich Weller Prize by the Saxon Academy of Sciences, Leipzig, and the University of Leipzig for his work A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics. The Friedrich Weller Prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding works...
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