Sami Alkyam

Title: Assistant Professor of Arabic & Director of Muslim Life
Department: Modern and Classical Languages
Degrees: B.A., English Literature, Yarmouk University, Jordan; M.A., Applied Linguistics, Jordan University of Science and Technology; M.A., African Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., African Cultural Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Interests: 
Modern Arabic literature and cultural studies; trauma and war novel; Arabic dictator novels; film and television studies; postcolonial and literary translation theory; second language acquisition (Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language)

Contact Info

Phone: (814) 332-2318
Office Location: Ruter 305, Box 30

Office Hours – Spring 2020: 

Monday 10:00-11:30
Tuesday 11:00-12:30
Wednesday 10:00-11:30
Thursday 11:00-12:30

and by appointment.