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FEB
4
Arabia Before Islam
Date:
Thursday, 04 Feb 2021
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
Online - Registration link: https://msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DOGDctIqSX6UvJwedb-adg
Department:
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

Webinar lecture by Ahmad Al-Jallad
Sofia Chair in Arabic Studies
& Associate Professor
Ohio State University

Ahmad Al-Jallad is a philologist, epigraphist, and historian of language. His work focuses on the languages and writing systems of pre-Islamic Arabia and the ancient Near East.

His latest book explores Arabic's transformation as it crosses the pre-Islam – Islam divide: "Damascus Psalm Fragment: Middle Arabic and the Legacy of Old ḤigāzÄ«"

Register in advance for this webinar: