ALC-ALIF Book Club Meeting

ALC-ALIF Book Club Meeting
Saturday, November 23 at 1 PM in Room 1

Join us to discuss “Arabic or French?”, a study by anthropologist Charlotte E. van den Hout regarding the complex implications of language choice in a psychiatric hospital in Sale/Rabat. This ethnography is from the
collection “Encountering Morocco,” edited by David Crawford and Rachel Newcomb. Pick up a paper copy from the front desk!

ALC-ALIF Book Club Meeting on Saturday

ALC-ALIF Book Club Meeting
Saturday, November 16 at 1 PM in Room 1

Join us to discuss “The Zero Meter Diving Team,” by Jim Shepard. This week’s story is about three brothers caught up in the disaster at Chernobyl on April 26, 1986. The startling consequences make for a dramatic backdrop, as the brothers deal with the aftermath of the nuclear meltdown.

Lecture by Zora O’Neill, Author of “All Strangers Are Kin”

Lecture by Zora O’Neill, Author of “All Strangers Are Kin”
Thursday, Sept. 19 at 5:30 PM in Room 30

Zora O’Neill will speak about her experiences traveling and studying Arabic in Egypt, the UAE, Lebanon and Morocco, and talk more generally on the benefits of learning new languages, whether to fluency or just a few words.

Ms. O’Neill is an American travel writer based in New York City. She is the author of the award-winning travel memoir “All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World,” and has written dozens of guidebooks, as well as articles for The New York Times, Travel & Leisure and other major publications.

ALC-ALIF Book Club Meeting

ALC-ALIF Book Club Meeting
Saturday, April 11 at 1:30 PM in Room 1
Join us this week to discuss favorite fictional stories taking place during Ramadan around the world.
 
This event is free and open to the public.
 
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