Seminar: Arabic Studies Beyond Arabic: Integrating the Western Humanities Canon


Thursday, December 6, 2018, 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Boylston Hall, Room 105

On December 6, 2018, the Alwaleed Program held the inaugural event in the Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies. In room packed with students, faculty and visiting fellows, world-renowned philologist and scholar of Islamic intellectual history, Dimitri Gutas, presented his new research on the translation of Aristotle's Poetics into Arabic and the transmission of its various manuscripts in the Arabic-speaking world. 


"Arabic Studies Beyond Arabic: Integrating the Western Humanities Canon"
Dimitri Gutas
Professor of Arabic and Greco-Arabic, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale University 

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Boylston Rm. 105

Please contact Farah El-Sharif at to RSVP.