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GatewayEstablished in 2008 in response to student and community interest, the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey continues a long tradition of scholarly excellence and innovative teaching in the languages and literatures of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. We provide instruction in languages such as Akan (Twi), Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Persian, Swahili, and Turkish using the latest methodologies and technologies of heritage and second language learning. In addition, we offer introductory and specialized courses taught in English on a broad spectrum of topics, including literature, folklore and translation.

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Past Events

March 30, 2019 | 09:00 AM - March 30, 2019 | 03:30 PM
K-12 Teachers Workshop: Teaching Global Africa Through its Foodways: From the Farm to the Table!
March 29, 2019 | 08:00 AM - March 29, 2019 | 10:00 PM
Global Africa, Migration and The Arts Symposium - Day 2
March 28, 2019 | 06:30 PM -
An Opera of the World Film Screening
March 28, 2019 | 08:00 AM - March 28, 2019 | 06:30 PM
Global Africa, Migration and The Arts Symposium - Day 1
March 27, 2019 | 01:10 PM - March 27, 2019 | 02:30 PM
MAASAI Remix Film Screening

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