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LINGUIST List 22.509

Sat Jan 29 2011

Confs: Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Peyman Nojoumian , Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World

Message 1: Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World
Date: 27-Jan-2011
From: Peyman Nojoumian <pnojoumiillinois.edu>
Subject: Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World
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Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World
Short Title: SILMW

Date: 13-Jun-2011 - 06-Aug-2011
Location: Urbana, IL, USA
Contact: Peyman Nojoumian
Contact Email: silmwillinois.edu
Meeting URL: http://silmw.linguistics.uiuc.edu/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

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, Center for International
Business Education and Research, Center for Global Studies, European
Union Center and Russian, East European, and Eurasian 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,
Bosnian, Pashto, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu and Wolof up to the
advanced level by experienced, trained, and highly proficient instructors.
Classes will be held four hours per day, five days a week over a period of
eight weeks, for a total of 132-160 hours depending on each level. Students
will earn credits equivalent to one full academic year of language

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 screening, field trips, lectures, and other cultural

Please contact silmwillinois.edu if you have any questions or like to
receive more information about SILMW or visit us at
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