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Syrian Students’ Dreams of Studying Abroad Hit New Roadblocks

Riham Alkousaa | 03 Sep 2020

Syrian students have been traveling to Beirut for interviews and tests. That complicated and costly process has gotten tougher with coronavirus lockdowns and new U.S. sanctions in place.

Arabic Gender Language Literature & Translation

Arab Women Writers Struggle to Get the Readers They Deserve

M. Lynx Qualey | 12 Aug 2020

Women who write in Arabic face a double problem: They’re translated less often than men, and when they are, their books are often wrongly characterized.

Arabic Arts & Culture English Language Publishing

Poet Zeina Hashem Beck: Not Choosing Between Arabic and English

M. Lynx Qualey | 03 Jul 2020

The acclaimed Lebanese poet moves easily between modes and languages. She writes for the page but also performs, and she juxtaposes English and Arabic in ways that make both feel new.

Language Mental Health Refugees Scholarships

Universities in France Help Refugees Succeed as Students

Burton Bollag | 16 Mar 2020

University leaders have embraced programs that provide language training and social support to migrants as they make the transition from exiles to students.

Arabic Curriculum Language Teaching

The Latest in Language Confusion: Morocco Switches Back from Arabic to French

Rachel Berets | 02 Mar 2020

Morocco, which switched instruction in schools from French to Arabic in the 1980’s, is now reversing course, to the dismay of some educators. The change is intended in part to improve the performance of university students.

Arabic Data & Surveys Language Research Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Speeds Efforts to Enhance Online Arabic Content

Eman Kamel | 28 Feb 2020

The Arabic language is seriously underrepresented online. Computer science researchers in Qatar are developing tools to change that,

Arabic Employment Language Teaching

Despite a Blue Chip Education, Unemployed and Desperate in Palestine

Asma' Jawabreh | 21 Jan 2020

After earning a bachelor’s degree at an American college campus in Jerusalem and then a master’s degree in London, a young Palestinian returns home to discover her degrees aren’t valued.

Language Research Social Sciences Technology & Online Learning

Emoji Don’t Stifle Communication, They Encourage It

Marc Owen Jones | 19 Nov 2019

The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Teaching

Why the Split Between Classical and Everyday Arabic Endures

Hossam Abouzahr | 23 Sep 2019

If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.

Curriculum English Language Teaching

Algeria’s Higher-Education Minister Encourages Switch From French to English

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 03 Sep 2019

Minister Tayeb Bouzid says “French doesn’t get you anywhere,” and announces committee to develop Anglophone teaching in Algerian universities.




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