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Bassam Frangieh

Professor of Arabic
 
Claremont McKenna College

91784, United States

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Bassam Frangieh is a Professor of Arabic and a graduate of Georgetown University where he earned his PhD in Arabic Language and Literature after passing his doctoral exam with distinction. After receiving his PhD, he taught Arabic at the university for nearly six years in addition to heading the university’s Arabic Summer Language Institute for several years. Before moving to the United States to attend school at Georgetown, Bassam Frangieh earned his undergraduate degree in Arabic Language and Literature from Damascus University in Syria.

 

After leaving Georgetown, Bassam K. Frangieh served as the Senior Lector of Arabic and Director of the Modern Arabic Languages Program for Yale University for nearly 14 years; at Yale University Press he served as an Editor-at-Large for the acquisition of foreign language textbooks for publication by the university’s publishing house. Today, Bassam K. Frangieh serves a Professor at Claremont McKenna University’s Department of Modern Languages and Literature, a position he has held since 2008. Professor Frangieh’s list of academic accomplishments include numerous translations of Arabic literature and poetry, several book reviews of Arabic literature, and numerous original works, including a university textbook for beginning Arabic language students, his latest effort for Yale University Press slated for publication later this year. Bassam K. Frangieh’s works have been reviewed by numerous academic publications worldwide, including The Digest of Middle East Studies, the Journal of Arabic Literature, and the Journal of the American Oriental Society. In addition to his literary efforts, Bassam Frangieh is a recipient of the Yale Prize for Teaching Excellence and Claremont McKenna University’s Glenn R. Huntoon Award for Superior Teaching.

 

 

Professional Experience:   

 

07/1/2008 — Current

Claremont McKenna College
Professor of Arabic
Higher Education
Claremont, CA


 

Education:  

 

1/1981 — 1/1987

Georgetown University, School of Languages and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature
Ph.D.
Washington, DC

 

 

Interests:    

 

Walking, reading and reciting poetry, hiking in the outdoors, watching classic American films, cooking

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