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MESAAS Language Placement Tests

This information is subject to change. Please consult this site again prior to the week before classes start for up-to-date information. Please note that placement exams do not satisfy language requirements. To arrange a proficiency exam, contact the instructor for...

New MESAAS Courses

Religion in Modern South Asia: Concepts & Histories MDES UN3046, Professor Sayori Ghoshal Tuesday: 12:10-2:00pm Instead of taking our understanding of ‘religion’ for granted, this course explores precisely that concept and its history. It asks: is religion a...

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...

Taoufik Ben-Amor has received a Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award

Taoufik Ben-Amor, Gordon Gray Jr Senior Lecturer in Arabic Studies, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies has been awarded the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award: The award honors faculty for their ability to engage, challenge and inspire students in the...

Muhsin al-Musawi awarded the 2018 Kuwait Prize for Arts and Literature

Muhsin al-Musawi, Professor of Arabic Literature in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, was awarded the 2018 Kuwait Prize for Arts and Literature. The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences announced the award, citing...
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