Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our office in 440 Marshall Building is closed to the public, but you can reach the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Monday–Friday 8am-5pm:
- Director: Ben Fortna firstname.lastname@example.org 520-873-7008
- Program Coordinator: Sergio Cañez email@example.com 520-260-0837
- Administrative Assistant: Randa Abdu firstname.lastname@example.org 520-561-2098
The School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies in collaboration with the Arabic Linguistics Society hosted the 34th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, February 28 - March 1. The event, which was organized by Dr. Mahmoud Azaz, featured Professor Noam Chomsky, founder of modern linguistics, four keynote speakers, 29 paper presentations, and seven posters. Presenters came from 14 countries worldwide, including the MENA region. The conference proceedings will be published in Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics (PAL34) in the Arabic Linguistics Series by John Benjamins (UK).