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LINGUISTICS - 6th Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World

Date Jun 16, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014
Sponsor Department of Linguistics; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES); Center for African Studies; Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER); Center for Global Studies; European Union Center (EUC); and the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center (REEEC)
Event type Institute
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The 6th Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim world (SILMW 2014) is offering intensive courses in a variety of Muslim world languages, including Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Uzbek, and Wolof.

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.

For more information visit our website: http://silmw.linguistics.illinois.edu/