[PAST EVENT] Reaching Proficiency in Arabic: What you need to do

November 9, 2011
1pm - 2pm
Washington Hall, Room 201
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Dr. Gerald Lampe will discuss the best strategies learners of Arabic need to deploy in order to reach proficiency in Arabic. Dr. Lampe holds a Ph.D. in International Relations, with emphasis on Islamic Studies, U.S. foreign policy, and international law and organization from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C. Dr. Lampe is Senior Academic Advisor to the Arabic Overseas Flagship Programs, the American Councils for International Education, and the National Foreign Language Center (NFLC). He is also Co-Chair of the Culture Guidelines Sub-Committee, Interagency Roundtable (ILR), Chair of AmidEast, and a board member/advisor to numerous organizations including American Association of Teachers of Arabic, Tangier American Legation Institute, and the Coalition of Distinguished Language Centers. He is former President of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic (2004-2006) and previous Deputy Director at the NFLC.