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Arab Studies

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Davidson, NC 28035

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Davidson, NC 28035

Research & Scholarship

Arab Studies students are frequently publishing articles, book reviews, translations, and conducting research. Here are some recent examples.

Hayden Bates '17

Noah Bricker '14

Catherine Cartier '20

Zakiyyah Chism '18

Beau Clark '13

Paige Donnelly '14

Alexandra Francis '12

Austin Gray '16

Anna Van Hollen '12

Anmar Jerjees '18

  • "The Reality of Oppression: Working with Syrian and Iraqi Refugees in Bulgaria" in Change-Magazine

Stephen James Kalin '09

Lauren Khater '12

  • "'Temporal Template': Tool for Western Hegemony" - a review of The Clash of Modernities by Khaldoun Samman, in Al Jadid
  • "Anthony Shadid's 'House of Stone' or the Return to the Roots" by Elie Haddad (translation) in Al Jadid
  • "Fragments of Love and Loneliness: Adania Shibli's New Novel" - a review of We Are All Equally Far From Love by Adania Shibli, in Al Jadid
  • "Is Geography Destiny?" - a review of The Revenge of Geography by Robert D. Kaplan, in Al Jadid

Kate LeGrand '15

Tim Louthan '15

  • "The Power of History: Reappropriating Syria's Past" in Al Jadid
  • "Patrick Seale (1930-2014): Renowned Historian/Journalist, Lover of All Things Syrian...Even the Assad Regime" in Al Jadid

Aman Madan '19

  • "For Syrian Refugees Living in Jordan, Journalism Offers Hope and Opportunity to Rebuild Their Homeland" in Global Voices (July 2017)
  • "Oppression's Child: How Hatred Imbedded Itself in Syria's Soul" a review of In Praise of Hatred by Khaled Khalifa in Al Jadid

AJ Naddaff '19

Aric Reviere '15

Joseph Sills '12

Alex Soltany '18

  • "Yasar Kemal: Champion of Anatolian Literature and Social Justice" in Al Jadid

Hampton Stall '15

Alex Taylor '13

  • "Thirst" by Ghassan Kanafani (introduction and translation) in Al Jadid