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Event Detail Information

Event Detail Information

Date Jun 10, 2013 - Aug 3, 2013
Sponsor Linguistics Department
Contact Linguistics Dept
Phone 217-333-3563
Event type Institute
Views 14263
Originating Calendar CIBER Calendar

SILMW provides a unique opportunity to explore the languages and cultures of the Muslim World and interact with experts in this region. In addition to classroom instruction, SILMW will offer a variety of extracurricular activities designed to enhance classroom instruction, provide additional channels for language contact and practice, and expose learners to the traditions of the Muslim World communities. These extracurricular activities include research forums, picnics, conversation tables, cooking classes, music & dance performances, movie screenings, field trips, lectures and other cultural activities.

SILMW 2013 is offering intensive courses in a variety of Muslim world languages, including Arabic, Pashto, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, and Wolof.