Previous Senior Honors Thesis Topics

2017-2018

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“Linguistic Archeology: A Contrastive Analysis of Arabic and English Idioms"

Advisor: Ahmad Alqassas

Kevin Chao

"Al-Ghazali and the Hellenistic Skeptical Tradition"

Advisor: Emma Gannagé

Catherine Dorland

"Reimagining modernity: Nāzik al-Malā'ika and the importance of form in modern Arabic poetry"

Advisor: Elliott Colla

2016-2017

Alex Ridley

"Language Attitudes toward Queer Epithets in Arabic: A Sociolinguistic Investigation"

Advisor: Terrence Potter

Harris Majeed

"The State of Islamic Biomedical Ethics, Contemporary and Classical: Examining the Breadth of Islamic Bioethical Discourse"

Advisor: Felicitas Opwis

2015-2016

Zaynab Malik

"Psychological Displacement in Nakba Literature"

Advisor: Dima Ayoub

2014-2015

Keegan Terek

"Georgetown Arabic Students Abroad: Comparing the Linguistic Perceptions of Future and Former Study Abroad Students in the Arab World"

Advisor: Terrence Potter