Arabic in a Changing World: Cultural and Pedagogical Implications

A talk by Dr. Mahmoud Al-Batal
University of Texas, Austin
Co- author of Alif Baa and Al-Kitaab fii tacallum al-cArabiyya

This talk will discuss the changes and challenges within the Arabic teaching profession in the US in the past fifteen years. It will also highlight some of the linguistic and cultural changes that Arabic is currently undergoing in the Arab world and the implications of these changes for the learning and teaching of Arabic as a world language.

Thursday, March 2 at 4:00pm | Schapiro 129

Sponsored by Arabic Studies, Asian Studies, the Davis Center, Anthropology and Sociology, Romance Languages, and the Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

Al Batal Poster