[lg policy] U Tennessee to Grow Arab Studies Opportunities

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 1 15:52:06 UTC 2010

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Seymour Herald

UT to Grow Arab Studies Opportunities

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is expanding opportunities for
students to learn about the Arab world.

The departments of Religious Studies and Modern Foreign Languages and
Literatures have received a grant for $195,103 from the U.S.
Department of Education's Undergraduate International Studies and
Foreign Language Program for the infusion and enhancement of Arab

This grant, along with a substantial contribution from the College of
Arts and Sciences, will create a two-year program, titled "Arabic
Language and Culture across the Curriculum," which will create the
foundation for establishing an Arab studies minor, and eventually a

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