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Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice and International Comparative Studies

Mbaye Lo

Areas of research include the sociology of Islam, theories of civil society, development of Arabic language, literature and culture in Africa, Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) & oral proficiency-based language teaching and testing.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  2204 Erwin Road Room 231, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-4356
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://sites.duke.edu/researchafrica/files/2021/01/CV-Mbaye-Lo-2020.pdf

Teaching (Spring 2021):

  • ARABIC 101.001, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    West Duke 105, MW 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
  • ARABIC 102.001, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    West Duke 106, MW 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
  • AMES 304.01, AFRICA AND ARABIA Synopsis
    East Duke 204B, F 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 306.01, ICS 306.01, PUBPOL 305.01)
  • AMES 304.02, AFRICA AND ARABIA Synopsis
    Online ON, F 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 306.02, ICS 306.02, PUBPOL 305.02)
Office Hours:

Monday & Wednesday 2-5 pm
Education:

Ph.D.Cleveland State University2006
M.A.Cleveland State University1999
MA/ ArabicKhartoum International Institute for Arabic Language.1995
ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview tester
Full certification in Arabic
ABDInternational University of Africa, Khartoum
MA/ HistoryCleveland State University
BA/ Arabic Lang. & LiteratureInternational University of Africa, Khartoum
Specialties:

Arabic
Research Interests:

Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), oral proficiency-based language teaching and testing. Areas of research include the sociology of Islam, Islamic militancy & theories of civil society, the development of Arabic language and culture in Africa.

Areas of Interest:

the sociology of Islam, Islamic militancy & theories of civil society, the development of Arabic language

Keywords:

Authority • Cyberspace • Islam • Middle East

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Black Africans in Arabic Sources: A Critical Assessment of Method and Rhetoric, in The Palgrave Handbook of Islam in Africa (September, 2020), Springer Nature, ISBN 3030457591  [abs]
  2. Lo, M; Ernst, CW, The 1850’s Photographic Portrait of Omar Ibn Said: The Eloquence of Resilience, Muslim World, vol. 110 no. 3 (July, 2020), pp. 428-450 [doi]
  3. Lo, M, 9780429325816, in Understanding the Higher Education Market in Africa, edited by mmanuel, M; Felix, M; Robert Ebo, H (March, 2020), Routledge, ISBN 9780429325816  [abs]
  4. Lo, M, Political Islam, Justice and Governance (November, 2019), pp. 386 pages, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 3319963279 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Lo, M, Introduction (April, 2019), pp. 1-10, ISBN 9780429435713 [doi]  [abs]

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