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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:  http://www.mbayelo.com

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • ARABIC 101.001, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    Trent 142, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • ARABIC 101.002, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    Trent 142, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • AMES 490S.01, SPECIAL TOPICS Synopsis
    Allen 304I, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMES 503S.02)
Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • ARABIC 102.001, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    East Duke 204B, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • ARABIC 102.002, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    East Duke 204B, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • AMES 221.01, ARAB SOCIETY & CULTURE IN FILM Synopsis
    East Duke 204B, Th 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
    (also cross-listed as ETHICS 221.01)
Office Hours:

Monday & Wednesday 2-5 pm
Education:

Ph.D.Cleveland State University2006
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. Lo, M, Introduction (April, 2019), pp. 1-10, ISBN 9780429435713 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Lo, M, The Arabic Classroom Context, Text and Learners (April, 2019), pp. 310 pages, ISBN 1138350737  [abs]
  3. Lo, M, Political Islam, Justice and Governance (November, 2018), pp. 386 pages, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 3319963279  [abs]
  4. Lo, M, The Arabic Classroom: Context, Text and Students (In Progress) (April, 2016)  [abs]
  5. Lo, M, The Last Scholar: Cheikh Moussa Kamara and the Condemnation of Jihad by the Sword, Islamicommentary (April, 2016), Duke Islamic Studies Center & Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations (UNC-Chapel Hill) [available here]

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