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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Turkish and Arabic non-credit classes at Renison this Winter

Interested in learning a new language for personal or professional reasons?  Non-credit courses in Arabic and Turkish language will be offered at Renison University College this Winter term. Each course is 10 weeks long and costs $250 (plus an additional $30 application fee if this is your first time taking a non-credit course at Renison). Courses available:

Arabic:

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Announcing the Arabic Summer Institute!

Starting in Spring 2016 Studies in Islam is proud to announce the opening of the Arabic Summer Institute!  As part of this program, we will be offering intensive Arabic language courses in a 4 week format - and you can earn a full 0.5 course credit for each course!  In addition, we will also be offering an Arab Culture course for credit in an 8 week format. 

Monday, August 17, 2015

Welcome Amir Al-Azraki

Effective August 1st, Amir Al-Azraki will rejoin the Studies in Islam department as a Lecturer for a period of 13 months.  Amir has extensive experience teaching Arabic and English language and literature.  We are grateful Amir has chosen to partner with us in our work here in Studies in Islam at Renison.

Read the full announcement from Principal Wendy Fletcher.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Looking to learn a new language? New Turkish and Arabic non-credit classes at Renison this fall

Studies in Islam will be offering non-credit courses in Arabic, and Turkish this fall. Each course is 10 weeks long and costs $250 (plus an additional $30 application fee if this is your first time taking a non-credit course at Renison). You must register prior to September 18. Courses available:

Arabic:

  • Conversational Arabic, Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m., September 24 – November 26 

Monday, July 20, 2015

Welcome Dr. Timothy Gianotti

We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Timothy Gianotti as an Associate Professor in the Studies in Islam program.  Dr. Gianotti is a distinguished academic and public scholar of Islamic thought and brings with him two decades of university level teaching experience in the US and Canada as well as a rich background in academic administration at both undergraduate and graduate level.  We are delighted to have him with us.

Read the full announcement from Principal Wendy Fletcher.