Americans, Arabic and the Middle East: Are There Really 500 Words for "Camel"?


10:00-10:30 am    Add
254 Barrows Hall

Over 500 million people speak Arabic, making it the most widely spoken language in the Middle East. Dr. John Hayes will discuss some common misconceptions that Americans have about the Arabic language, and the problems that these misconceptions bring about. This event is hosted by Berkeley's Department of Near Eastern Studies. Visit http://nes.berkeley.edu/ to see the wealth of programs we offer.
John Hayes, Lecturer in Arabic and Comparative Studies
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