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Sema ceremony in Istanbul
Photo by Eric Politzer
Children in a fountain, Tel-Aviv
The Kaaba at Mecca
Jerusalem's Tower of David Museum
Photo by Dustin Farrell
Jerusalem street scene
Mural in Kurdistan
Bedouins, in Jordan
Mediterranean Sea and surrounding area
Recent Faculty Activity
Chad Kia's paper "The Paradox of Reform ...
Gojko Barjamovic's ANE 103 class was awarded another Elson Family grant
Ali Asani led an exploratory seminar at the Radcliffe Institute
Bill Granara spent part of summer 2014 in France
Additional faculty activities
NELC degree recipients for 2015
Frank M. Cross - Memorial Minute
July 3: NELC offices closed, observing Independence Day
Recent Student Activity
NELC at the American Oriental Society Meeting
Adam Strich presented a paper recently...
Ceylan Arslan presented a paper on Rifa'a al-Tahtawi's...
Cian Power recently attended the International...
Additional student activities
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What is NELC?
It is a department devoted to the languages and literatures, culture and history, of the ancient, medieval, and modern Near East.
It is a department devoted to the study of the Hebrew Bible, its sources in the Ancient Near East, and the history of its interpretation.
It is a department devoted to the study of Islamic civilization, whether in Arabic, Turkish or Persian, whether in the Near East or in Africa, South Asia, or wherever.
It is a department devoted to the study of Jewish civilization, whether in Hebrew, Aramaic, judaeo-Arabic or Yiddish, whether in the Near East or in Europe, the New World, or wherever.