About Arabic Studies
Studying Arabic at Dalhousie University means learning the official language of more than 20 countries from Africa and Asia, which have Modern Standard Arabic (or "literary Arabic," al-‘arabiyya al-fusha al-mu‘asira ) as a common feature in formal communication. Arabic Studies is administered by the Department of Classics.
Classes: Fall & Winter 2017-18
Considering options for next year's courses? Get the latest information on classes in Arabic for the 2017-18 year, including class schedules. There are some exciting new options! Don't forget to check out classes in Religious Studies and Classics, too.
News & Events
Aaron Shenkman wins Governor General's Gold Medal
New Job Postings in the Department
National victors: thrice the glory
Cristalle Watson, Benjamin von Bredow, and Alan Rempel win prizes at the CAC National Greek and Latin Sight Translation Competitions
Nicole Knox Memorial Prize 2017
Cristalle Watson is selected for the prize which is awarded in memory of late student Nicole Knox
Dr. Eli Diamond wins the FASS Award for Excellence in Teaching
FASS 2017 teaching award