2017-18 Events

Fall 2017 Symposium: Teaching Arabic in a Changing America

Saturday, October 28th
Northwestern University, McCormick Foundation Center, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
Keynote: “Politics and the Arabic Language”
Keynote Speaker: Moustafa Bayoumi
Moustafa Bayoumi is the author of This Muslim American Life (winner of the Arab American Book Award) and How Does It Feel To Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America (winner of the American Book Award and the Arab American Book Award). A professor of English at Brooklyn College (CUNY), he has written for a wide variety of publications and is a columnist for The Guardian.

Spring 2018 Symposium: Social Justice in the Language Classroom

Saturday, April 7
Northwestern University, McCormick Foundation Center, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston
Keynote Workshop: Intercultural and Social Justice Standards in the Language Classroom
Presenter: Cassandra Glynn, Director, M.Ed. Program in World Language Instruction, Concordia College
Musical Performance by Iraqi-Canadian Hip-Hop Artist Yassin ‘Narcy’ Alsalman