June 2018 Newsletter

There's always something happening at NMC, missed out?
Here is a snapshot of what went on this month and what's to come

The Department of Near and  Middle Eastern Civilizations together with the Department of Linguistics and the Arabic Linguistics Society are delighted to announce that the 33rd Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics will be held at The University of Toronto-St. George Campus, April 4-6, 2019.
Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretical and applied issues in Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged: linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, corpus linguistics, and computational linguistics.

More details to be announced in upcoming weeks.

NMC Student Featured in The National Post

NMC graduate student Laura Hare was recently featured in the National Post in a piece entitled Why the seductress Jezebel, one of the Bible's greatest villians, talks like a man.

You can read the article and learn more about her research here

NMC Student Reflects On Graduate School Journey

Students who are the first in their family to go to university make up as much as one-third of all Canadian university students, at the University of Toronto that number is closer to one in five. Omar Qashoa, a soon-to-be NMC graduate and first-generation Canadian with Palestinian roots, reflects on his journey to graduate school and his hopes of being the first in his family to earn a doctorate.

Read Omar's story here

NMC Countries Compete For The FIFA World Cup

Several countries from regions in the Near and Middle East are competing in this year's FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia. With odds heavily stacked against their favour, we wish them the best of luck in advancing in the knockout stages.

Upcoming Events

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