Arabic Linguistic Lecture Series

2022 – 2023

Presenter: Maris Camilleri, The University of Essex

Title: “Deconstructing Locatives and the Onset of Possessives in Arabic”

When: April 26, 2023, starting at 3:30 PM

Where: CCAS Boardroom (ICC 141)


Presenter: Ahmad Al-Jallad, The Ohio State University

Title: “Reflexes of the Proto-Arabic Case and Mood Systems in the Pre-Islamic Epigraphic Record”

When: April 19, 2023, starting at 6:00 PM EST

Where: CCAS Boardroom (ICC 141) and on Zoom


2019 – 2020

Presenter: Enam Al-wer, University of Essex
Title: TBA
When: April 24th, at 3:30 PM
Where: Poulton 230


Presenter: Hamid Ouali, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Title: “On the Correlation between Verb Movement and Tense and Aspect in Arabic”
When: February 21st, at 3:30 PM
Where: Poulton 230

Presenter: Elabbas Benmamoun, Duke University
Title: “Heritage Languages and Linguistics: The Case of Arabic in the Diaspora”
When: January 31st, at 3:30
Where: Poulton 230

Presenter: Yehia Mohamed
Title: “Defining the Elephant: Heritage Arabic Learners within the Arabic World”
When: October 18, 2019, at 12:30 PM
Where: Poulton 230


2018 – 2019

Presenter: Atiqa Hachimi, University of Toronto – Scarborough
Title: “Policing Dialect Loyalty: Style and Ideologies of Language and Gender in Moroccan Digital Discourse”
When: April 16, 3:30 PM
Where: Poulton 230

Presenter: Abbas Benmamoun
When:March 22, 3:30 PM, Poulton 230

Presenter: Abdulkafi Albirini, Utah State University
Title: “Standard Arabic: Between Typology and Proficiency”
When: March 1, 3:30 PM
Where: Poulton 230
Abdulkafi Albirini Flyer
Abdulkafi Albirini Abstract and Bio

Presenter: Youssef A. Haddad, University of Florida
Title: “Syntax and Pragmatics, Their Interplay and Respective Independence, Evidence from Arabic Attitude Datives”
When: February 20, 3:30 PM, Poulton 230
Youssef A. Haddad Flyer
Youssef A. Haddad Abstract and Bio

 2017 – 2018

Presenter: Adam Ussishkin, University of Arizona
Title: “Roots or Constants? On the Early Role of Morphology in Lexical Access”
When: March 16, 3:30 PM, Poulton 230
Adam Ussishkin Abstract


Presenter: Liesbeth Zack, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Title: “Interpreting Historical Linguistic Texts: The Case of 19th-Century Egyptian Arabic”
When: 12 April, 3:00pm, McShain Lounge Small (McCarthy Hall (new window))

Presenter: Jonathan Owens, University of Bayreuth
Title: “Arabic Exceptionalism and the Dangers of Metonymic Thinking”
When: 13 November, 3:00pm, ICC 241


Presenter: John Eisele, College of William and Mary
Title: “The ‘Arabic Links’ project: Dealing with Linguistic Reality, Dissonance, and Choice in Teaching Arabic”
When: 29 September, 4:00pm, Poulton 230
John Eisele Flyer