Faculty News and Annoucements



December 1, 2022

New Book, Co-edited Volume by Sarah R. bin Tyeer & Claire Gallien:

Islam and New Directions in World Literature, (Edinburgh University Press), featuring stellar contributions by MESAAS faculty: Muhsin al-Musawi, Gil Anidjar and Hamid Dabashi.   Book cover
November 28, 2022

Mariam Sy Honored

Congratulations to Mariame Sy, Senior Lecturer in Wolof and Pulaar, who was recognized by the national African Studies Association at the recent annual meeting.  Mariam was awarded the coveted Outstanding Service Award for her relentless, creative and outstanding work advancing the study of African languages.  Mariame is the President of
November 18, 2022

Spring 2023 MESAAS Courses

Click link for Directory of Classes Spring 2023 Courses:    Spring 2023 Middle East UN1102 ELEMENTARY TAMIL II Section 001 Call Number: 13234 Points: 4   View in Vergil Day/Time: MTWR 1:10pm-2:00pm Location: Enrollment: 7 students (15 max) as of November 18, 2022 Instructor: Jay Ramesh Spring 2023 Swahili UN1102 ELEMENTARY SWAHILI II Section 001 Call Number: 12830 Points: 4   View
October 13, 2022

MESAAS Fall Newsletter

To view the MESAAS newsletter click on the link: https://mailchi.mp/columbia/mesaas-newsletter-fall-2022-ao49x71lbn?e=0a3bd9f397
August 30, 2022

Wael Hallaq’s Translated Works

“Wael Hallaq’s Introduction to Islam Law (2009) was published in July in Albanian, while his Restating Orientalism (2018) has appeared in August in a German translation.”

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