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Modern Middle Eastern Studies Seminar Group

"Mind your Language": Arab(ic)-phobia in the United States or When Language Symbolism Overrides Language Instrumentality

Yasir Suleiman

Tuesday 13 May, 2pm-3pm, room 206, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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New Publication

'In the shadow of Arabic : the centrality of language to Arabic culture', edited by Bilal Orfali, has been published by Brill.  It includes a chapter by Prof. Yasir Suleiman entitled 'Ideology, Grammar-Making and the Standardization of Arabic'.