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Steve Moody Explores How We See Identity, Unity, and Diversity

September 17, 2021 02:17 PM
In a four-part lecture series at BYU Education Week, Assistant Professor Dr. Steve Moody shared answers to the question “Who am I?”
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Donald Parry Delivers Inspiring Classes to Kick Off Education Week

August 18, 2021 03:51 PM
Amidst the confusion caused by the resurging pandemic, mask requests, and a campus filled with smoke, Professor Donald Parry (Asian & Near Eastern Languages) delivered two inspiring messages on the opening day of Education Week. Both classes filled the Wilkinson Center ballroom to capacity and had audiences alternating between laughter and tears—an experience that, although muffled by masks, was both refreshing and faith promoting.
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Retiring BYU Professor Closes Teaching Chapter and Opens New Doors with "Witnesses" Film

June 30, 2021 12:43 PM
Professor Daniel Peterson (Asian and Near Eastern Languages) is wrapping up his time at BYU, but his work continues as "Witnesses" hits theaters.
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Richard McBride Appointed as Department Chair for Asian and Near Eastern Languages

June 21, 2021 12:10 PM
Dean of the College of Humanities, J. Scott Miller, has appointed Richard McBride as chair of the BYU Department of Asian & Near Eastern Languages. McBride succeeds Dana Bourgerie, who has been serving as department chair since June 2015. “Dana has led the department in word and deed," remarked Dean Miller. "He has been encouraging and supportive of faculty development and curriculum
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BYU Professor Receives Prestigious Award for Korean Direct Enrollment Program

February 01, 2021 06:15 PM
Julie Damron (Asian and Near Eastern Languages) established a direct enrollment program between BYU and a university in Suwon, Korea—KHU. Her work has recently earned national acclaim.
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Filipino Language Classes Experience Massive Growth in Enrollments

September 30, 2020 12:00 AM
With so many missionaries who have come home early due to COVID-19, the Center for Language Studies has had its work cut out to accommodate so many students.
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Remembering 5000 Stories of Cambodia

July 05, 2020 12:00 AM
As a child in Cambodia in the 1970s, nine-year-old Chab Chheang, nicknamed “Nike” for his love of the shoes, crossed the border into Thailand with his family. But instead of finding safety, Nike’s starving parents were greeted by farmers who presented an excruciating choice: a bag of rice in exchange for their son.
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Jack Stoneman on Hermits in Huts: Who’s to Benefit?

May 24, 2020 12:00 AM
Modern lessons we can learn from 13th century Japanese recluses
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Professor of Arabic Gives Insightful Education Week Lecture on Cross-Religion Connections

May 06, 2020 12:00 AM
At BYU’s 2019 Education Week conference, Dr. R. Kirk Belnap presented collected research of Middle Eastern religious texts that display themes tying various religions together.
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Independent Research Fund Denmark Awards Kevin Blankinship and Colleagues Substantial Research Grant

March 25, 2020 12:00 AM
Associate Professor of Arabic and Middle East Medievalist Dr. Kevin Blankinship and his colleagues at the University of Southern Denmark received a large grant from the Independent Research Fund Denmark to fund their research on a selection of influential Middle Eastern medieval literary figures. 
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Encountering Different Cultures

August 20, 2014 12:00 AM
Dilworth Parkinson
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International Cinema Lecture

February 11, 2014 12:00 AM
Black History Month: Slavery by Another Name
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Can Women be as Funny as Men?

February 11, 2014 12:00 AM
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