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Sent exclusively to alumni, the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations newsletter features alumni and department updates, as well as event information. If you are one of our alumni, update your contact information with the GW Office of Alumni Relations to start receiving this and other exclusive alumni benefits.

Latest Issues:

20212020, 2019

 


Upcoming Events

Upcoming events will be posted when scheduled.

 


Hebrew Café

Faculty and students interacting at the Hebrew Cafe

 

 

Once a month on Thursday evenings, the Hebrew Café brings together Hebrew speakers and learners to converse in the language. The café was founded by Professor Orian Zakai, who directs the Hebrew program.

 


CNELC Making Headlines

A group of children and GW students playing soccer outside on a terrace

On Trip to Oman, Students Mix Business and Culture

A study abroad program tied to Mohssen Esseesy’s Arabic business and language course allowed students to travel to Oman for a lesson in economics, linguistics and cultural connections.
Elizabeth Fisher seated at a white tablecloth-covered table

Elizabeth Fisher Honored With Latin Ovatio

Elizabeth Fisher, professor emerita of classical studies, was honored at the October 2019 meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States with a Latin Ovatio, celebrating her many years of scholarship and service to the field.
Chris Rollston examining small pottery fragments under a magnifying glass

Advanced Imaging Sheds Light on Ancient Inscriptions

CNELC’s Chris Rollston says 2,000-year-old pottery fragments could provide insight on a pivotal point in history. He is using cutting-edge imaging technology to decipher the inscriptions on fragments of broken pottery excavated in Jordan.
Exterior of the White House and lawn

Arabic Student Lands an Internship at the White House

Gage Cohen, BA ’19, interned in the White House Office of Communications, where he performed research, tracked media coverage and attended press events.