LINGUIST List 23.838

Sun Feb 19 2012

Confs: Turkish, Standard Arabic, Urdu, General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 16-Feb-2012
From: Ercan Balci <>
Subject: 4th Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World
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4th Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World Short Title: SILMW IV

Date: 11-Jun-2012 - 04-Aug-2012 Location: Urbana, IL, USA Contact: Ercan Balci Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard; Turkish; Urdu

Meeting Description:

SILMW is offering intensive courses in a variety of Muslim worldlanguages, including Arabic, Arabic Translation, Persian, Swahili,Turkish, Wolof, Pashto and Urdu.

SILMW provides a unique opportunity to explore the languages andcultures of the Muslim World and interact with experts in this region.In addition to classroom instruction, SILMW will offer a variety ofextracurricular activities designed to enhance classroom instruction,provide additional channels for language contact and practice, andexpose learners to the traditions of the Muslim World communities.These extracurricular activities include research forums, picnics,conversation tables, cooking classes, music & dance performances,movie screenings, field trips, lectures and other cultural activities.

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