Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES)
The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut is a leading center for the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East, the Islamic world and the Arabic language, attracting a diverse group of students and scholars from around the world.
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CAMES summer Arabic programs
Online aplications for the CAMES summer Arabic programs in Modern Standard Arabic and Lebanese Colloquial Arabic will be available online by mid-January 2015. Instructions on how to apply may be found here.


Majãlis in Islamic Studies
Under the auspices of its new Islamic Studies program, the Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES) of the American University of Beirut is pleased to announce the launching of the research forum, Majãlis in Islamic Studies. The forum draws together interested scholars, faculty and students in and around AUB and Beirut whose research intersects with themes in Islamic studies, and provides a space to share works in progress or recently completed, and to discuss common interests and concerns. Meetings will take place on the first Monday of every month in Seminar Room, Building 37, American University of Beirut.We invite you all to join us and we look forward to lively and stimulating discussions.


The Icon and the Iconoclasts: Umm Kulthum in the Egyptian Literature of Dissent
Zeina G. Halabi, Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
December 17 at 5:30 pm
West Hall, Auditorium A
[Co-sponsored by the Department of English]

Le Christ dans les doctrines Druze et Nusayrite
Jad Hatem, Professeur de philosophie, de littérature et de sciences religieuses; Directeur du Centre d'études Michel Henry, Université Saint-Joseph
November 26, 2014 at 5:30 pm
[Co-sponsored by the Anis Makdisi Program in Literature, the Islamic Studies Program (CAMES) and the Department of History and Archaeology]


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