Center for Global Studies News

Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World

2/22/2013  8:00 am

SILMW 2013 (June 10 - August 3, 2013)

The 5th Summer Institute for the Languages of the Muslim World will offer intensive courses in a variety of Muslim world languages, including Arabic, Pashto, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, and Wolof. 

SILMW provides a unique opportunity to explore the languages and cultures of the Muslim World and interact with experts from this region. In addition to classroom instruction, SILMW offers a variety of language and cultural activities including research forums, picnics, conversation tables, cooking classes, music & dance performances, movie screenings, field trips, lectures and special events.

SILMW is held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is organized by the Department of Linguistics in collaboration with the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Center for African Studies, CIBER, Center for Global Studies, European Union Center and Russian East European and Eurasian Center.

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