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Arabic Multimedia Collection

During the spring semester, Gisele El Khoury (Director of the LRC and Arabic Instructor) worked on creating an Arabic multimedia collection. This work was sponsored by Crossing Boundaries, an interdisciplinary humanities project at St. Lawrence University made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This project was created as a guide for students in exploring famous songs and singers in the Arab World. It is an online resource with interactive games and learning applications to further educators’ and students’ understanding and appreciation of the Arabic language, arts, culture, music and history. Learning Arabic through music has the potential to keep students more engaged compared to the confinement of standard linguistic textbooks because of music’s interactive and relatable nature.

Click here to check the collection.