LINGUIST List 28.1061

Thu Mar 02 2017

Summer Schools: Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World/USA

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <yuelinguistlist.org>


Date: 28-Feb-2017
From: Eman Saadah <silmwillinois.edu>
Subject: Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World/USA
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Host Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Website: http://silmw.linguistics.illinois.edu/

Dates: 17-Jun-2017 - 05-Aug-2017
Location: Urbana, Illinois, USA

Focus: The Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World (SILMW) is held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and offers intensive language courses in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Swahili, and Wolof.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
The Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World (SILMW) is held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and runs from June 17, 2017 - August 5, 2017. SILMW offers courses in Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, and Wolof - languages spoken in Muslim-majority countries throughout Africa and Asia. Within eight weeks, students can complete the equivalent of one academic year of foreign language study and earn up to 10 credit hours. In addition to classroom instruction, students take part in a variety of cultural activities intended to immerse them in the foreign language. These include conversation tables, movie nights, cooking classes, and much more!

Subject Languages: Arabic, Standard
                    Persian, Iranian
                    Swahili
                    Turkish
                    Wolof

Registration: 24-Apr-2017 to 30-Apr-2017
Contact Person: Eman Saadah
                Email: silmwillinois.edu


Registration Instructions:
- Undergraduate, Non-degree application: Please fill in the application here: http://admissions.illinois.edu/apply/nondegree Motivated high school students are also welcome to apply to SILMW and should use the undergraduate, non-degree application as well. - Graduate, Non-degree application: Please fill in the application here: https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=uiuc-grad Application guidelines can be found here: http://www.grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply/nondegree - Students from University of Illinois UIUC students can register directly on the Banner System in the same way they register for any other course during the academic year. SILMW language courses will appear under the 'summer 2017' term with the rubrics ARAB, PERS, TURK, SWAH, and WLOF.

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